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VB Holdings Announces Passing Of Chairman

Company chief evecutive offiver Bob Niranjan said he was a quiet but larger-than-life figure who brought his remarkable passion, experience and energy to VBH. “Mr Sukhu was a humble man and it was a pleasure to work with him over the years.
03 Feb 2020 12:50
VB Holdings Announces Passing Of Chairman
Sundar Masih Sukhu.

The Board of Directors of VB Holdings Ltd (VBH) says it is saddened to announce the passing away of its chairman Sundar Masih Sukhu.

Mr Sukhu passed away peacefully on January 28, 2020 at his home.

He was 87.

He is survived by his wife and three children, Sylvia, Adlyne and Rodney.

Company chief evecutive offiver Bob Niranjan said he was a quiet but larger-than-life figure who brought his remarkable passion, experience and energy to VBH. “Mr Sukhu was a humble man and it was a pleasure to work with him over the years.

“He also provided me with total support and encouragement during some difficult periods in our company, for which I am eternally grateful to him.”

Mr Sukhu was a director of the company from July 1981, and later became the chairman from 2013.

Mr Suhku was the son of the late Sukhu Mahajan of Nabua, Suva, who was a founding board member and shareholder of VBH in 1945.

VBH was formerly Vishal Bharteey Company Limited.

Mr Sukhu was one of five brothers and eight sisters.

He attended Indian College and then attended Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, to study Accounting.

He started his career as an accountant at the Government Printery, then as a senior accountant in the Treasury Dept and the Auditor General’s Office, over a period of 24 years.

After his retirement from Governement, he was involved in soccer administration for a number of years at the club and district levels.

He later joined the Fiji Football Association as the manager of the Fiji Olympic team in 1998.

Later, he continued his services with the Fiji Football Association as a general manager for a number of years.

He also served the Dudley Methodist Church as a circuit treasurer and later he served the Methodist Chiurch of Fiji and Rotuma – Indian Division, as a divisional treasurer for 17 years.

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