Maroun N. Chammas is an established serial entrepreneur with activities in several sectors ranging from Oil and Gas to Telecom.
He is the Director and Deputy General Manager of the Chammas Group of companies, one of the largest privately owned industrial and service oriented groups in the Near East with interests in downstream petroleum activities and services. The Group’s core business is in the import, trading, storage, transportation and distribution of refined Petroleum products, for the Lebanese and surrounding regional markets.
He is the co-founder and Director of Teleinvest Holdings which has equity interests in several telecom companies of which Inconet-Data Management (IDM), Netlink, Triband and Netcommerce. These companies employ today alone, more than 1000 professionals in the IT sector and are associated to a number of International firms such as BT, AT&T and others. Mr. Chammas was appointed Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Berytech Technology Pole affiliated to the St Joseph University of Beirut. Berytech helps entrepreneurs set up and create their businesses by providing counselling, business support, hosting and access to networks and funds. Subsequently Mr. Chammas set up the Berytech venture fund I in 2008 ($6M) and Berytech fund II in 2015 ($50M) to help entrepreneurs though equity investment.
After completion of his secondary studies at “Notre Dame de Jamhour” in 1981, Mr. Chammas holds an Engineering degree and MBA from Boston University.