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Picture taken from Executive-Magazine

Executive Magazine highlights in its recent articles cases of successful Lebanese across the Big Apple – in retail, food, advertising and even diplomacy. I listed them below but you can read more about them if you like [Here].

Name: Anwar Zakkour
Company: JP Morgan
Title: Vice-chairman of investment banking
Would you move back to Lebanon: “I would consider experimenting with a move, probably after retirement”
Will you vote in next elections: “No”

Name: Rudolph-Riad Younes
Company: Artio Global Investors
Title: Head of International Equity
Would you move back to Lebanon: “Very difficult to do anything constructive in our field in Lebanon”
Will you vote in next elections: “I should”

Name: Habib Kairouz
Company: RHO Ventures
Title: Managing partners
Would you move back to Lebanon: “Definitely after retiring. Question is if I would consider going back while working”
Will you vote in next elections: “Yes”

Name: Wissam Kairouz
Company: Morgan Stanley
Title: Managing Director in Leverage and Acquisition Finance
Would you move back to Lebanon: “I always think and still hope I will”
Will you vote in next elections: “I hope so. I think so”

Name: Marc Malek
Company: Conquest Capital Group
Title: Founder and Managing Partner
Would you move back to Lebanon: “I consider it every day. It boils down to a security question”
Will you vote in next elections: “Yes”

Name: Jimmy Traboulsi
Company: Capital E Group
Title: President
Would you move back to Lebanon: “I don’t think so, I never really lived there”
Will you vote in next elections: “Yes, if I can vote for anyone I want and not just for someone from my own religion”

Name: Charles Boorady
Company: Triple Tree Capital Partners
Title: Managing Partner
Would you move back to Lebanon: “I spend four weeks a year in Lebanon and hope to spend more time there”
Will you vote in next elections: “I don’t know”

Name: Samer Nsouli
Company: Lyford Group International
Title: Chief Investment Office
Would you move back to Lebanon: “The problem is [foreign] investors frown upon you being in Lebanon”
Will you vote in next elections: “Yes”

 

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