Issam Hourani- The Biography of a Self-made Man

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Issam Hourani (Khourani) is chairman at Hourani Group. Born on June 13, 1967, he is a worldwide entrepreneur and multi-millionaire businessman from Lebanon.

Family Overview

Issam is the eldest brother of his siblings Devincci, Hussam, and Hiam. His family is counted among the most dominant and esteemed names in Beirut. As a family, Hourani were not much involved with the political affairs but were regularly invited to events and public gatherings.

Issam Hourani married Gulshat Aliyeva in 1996. It was during some business deal with Aliyeva’s father and where they met and things changed, all for good. He now is father of one beautiful daughter named Ayaa.

Business Overview

In the early 1990s, his younger brother Hussam moved to Kazakhstan to study and earn a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering. Upon Issam and Devincci’s visit to Kazakhstan, the idea of investing in that country struck their mind as back in the time, Kazakhstan was on a rise after its independence from the Communist Movement. Thus the Hourani family was among the first investors during the Kazakhstan resurgence. The economy of country witnessed a rapid positive change which helped them to build a grand business empire. Right from pharmaceutical, to mass media, oil, aviation, and poultry farming, they covered various sectors and marked a remarkable presence in the business landscape of Kazakhstan and beyond.

At present due to a political feud in Kazakhstan Issam Hourani resides with his family in Lebanon. For further details about Hourani, visit the source

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