Board of Directors

Nasser Chammaa - Chairman and General Manager

Nasser Chammaa - Chairman of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national, PhD operations research, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Bachelor of electrical engineering and computer science, University of California, Berkeley.

Chairman of the Board and General Manager since Solidere's inception in May 1994.

Other activities

Since 2007: Chairman and CEO of Solidere International Limited, DIFC. SI's object is to identify, promote, purchase, invest in, develop, market and manage real estate projects in the Middle East and the Mediterranean Basin, by leveraging the brand name, know-how and established development processes of Solidere.

Member of the board of trustees of Prince of Wales’ School of Traditional Arts, London. The School’s courses offer a comprehensive understanding of the philosophy and practical skills of craftsmanship at post-graduate level, leading to Masters and doctoral degrees validated by the University of Wales.

Member of the Arab Business Council, affiliated with the World Economic Forum.

2001-2005: Chairman of the board of trustees and president of the executive committee for the Children Cancer Center of Lebanon, a Lebanese non-profit center he founded for the treatment of children afflicted with cancer, in affiliation with St. Jude Children Research Hospital, US.

Order of the Cedar (Officer), 2004.

Previous positions

Head of the board of founding members of Solidere; head of operations and maintenance at Saudi Oger Ltd, a leading regional contracting, operations, maintenance and telecom provider operating in the Middle East, France and Africa;  International Telecommunications Union, Bell Laboratories.

Fadi Boustany - Vice Chairman

Fadi Boustany - Vice-Chairman of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national, Master in Business Administration, Cambridge University, UK.

Vice-Chairman of Solidere Board of Directors since July 2009.

Other activities

Chief Executive Officer of Metropole Group, Monaco, a holding company  with several businesses, mainly in real estate development and management, operating in Monaco, France, Lebanon and the USA.
Director, Fondation Nabil Boustany, Monaco.

 

 

 

Maher Y. Beydoun - Vice Chairman

Maher Beydouny - Vice-Chairman of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of Texas, MBA, Southern Methodist University.

Vice-Chairman of Solidere Board of Directors since May 1994 

Other activities

Partner and manager of various commercial companies in Lebanon and abroad.
Member of various professional committees.

 

 

 

Raphael Sabbagha

Raphael Sabbagha - Member of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national.

Secretary of Solidere's Board of Directors since May 1994.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basile Yared

Basile Yared - Member of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national, Attorney at Law, holding a French and a Lebanese Law degrees. Member of Solidere Board of Directors since 1994.

Other activities

Attorney at Law with a private office in Beirut
Board Member of Saudi Oger Limited (a leading contracting and construction company based in KSA), Solidere, BankMed, Beirut & Geneva, InterAudi Bank, New York, and ESA French Management School (Ecole Superieure des Affaires), Beirut.

Officer of the French Legion of Honor.
Officer of the French National Order of Merit.

 

   

Joseph Asseily

Jospeh Asseily - Member of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national.

Member of Solidere Board of Directors since May 1994.

Other activities

Chairman of Beirut Hospitality Company (BHC).
Businessman and real estate developer.

 

 

 

 

Maher Daouk

Maher Daouk - Member of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national.

Member of Solidere Board of Directors since May 1994 .

Other activities

Landscape architect and businessman

 

 

 

 

Raja Salame

Raja Salame - Member of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national, graduate of the American University of Beirut in Business Administration and Economics. Member of Solidere Board of Directors since July 2012.

Other activities

Set up in 2003 Real estate and Financial Investments, Beirut, a consultancy office for high net worth individuals, developers and financial companies. Acted as investor in several of these projects in Lebanon and Europe.

Previous positions

1985-2003:  local chief representative of the Republic National Bank of New York (now part of HSBC).
Twenty years experience in hospitality business in Lebanon and France.

 

 


Makram Abboud

Makram Abboud - Member of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national, graduate of McGill University School of Management, Montreal. Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Member of Solidere Board of Directors since July 2012.

Other activities

Vice Chairman of VTB Capital International.

Previous positions

Managing Director - Head of Emerging Market and Middle East Sales at Nomura, 2009-2011 and at Merrill Lynch, 2006-2009.
Head of Emerging Market and Middle East Sales at UBS Bank, 2000-2006.
At Pricewaterhouse Coopers, 1992-2000, held various managerial positions roles in the US, France and Ukraine.

 

 

Pierre Kamel

Pierre Kamel - Member of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national.

Member of the Solidere Board of Directors since July 2015.


 

 

 

 

 

 


Mounir Douaidy - Board Member and General Manager

Mounir Douaidy - Board Member, General Manager - Solidere

Lebanese national, Bachelor in Economics, Certified Chartered Accountant (UK). Member of Solidere Board of Directors since July 2012.

General manager, oversees the Company’s operations and projects, manages its finances as well as all the fiscal and administrative aspects of the business.

Board Member since 2012.

Other activities

Member of the board of directors of Beirut Waterfront Development s.a.l., a subsidiary of Solidere in charge of the real estate development around Beirut Marina.

Previous positions

Six-year experience with one of the most prominent accounting firms in London.
Sixteen years experience in finance, business, accounting and management; and in the field of real estate and construction in the Middle East, Europe and the world.
Former financial director at the Paris headquarters of the Lebanese construction group SOGEX, based in Saudi Arabia.
Former financial controller and financial director at the Paris headquarters of the real estate group Mac Construction and Stow, based in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf and UK.