Took up a four year position as a Vice Chairman of the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Awarded the Officer of the Order of the Republic by the President of Tunisia.
Acquired Banque Compagnie Nord (BCN) in Germany.
Celebrated 20 successful years since founding GMH.
Awarded Commander of the National Order of the Cedar by the President of Lebanon.
Appointed founding President of the Anglo Arab Organisation.
Awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of Independence by the King of Jordan.
Received the Key to the City of Uslan, South Korea, for making a major contribution to the country’s economy.
Opened WaterGate Park, the 14,000 square metre water theme park in Beirut, Lebanon.
Middle East Online website launched.