Co-CEO of Chalhoub Group, Anthony Chalhoub, has passed away ages 63 in Paris on December 17 following his battle with cancer.
He co-led the growth of the luxury market in the Middle East through the regions largest retail operator alongside his brother Patrick. Through their efforts, they brought leading brands to the country including Max Mara, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Max Mara and Fendi, to name a few. The statement from Chalhoub Group reads:
“It is with deep sadness that we are informing you that our beloved co-CEO Anthony Chalhoub passed away on the 17th of December in Paris at the age of 63, after courageously battling illness for the past years. It’s hard to express the heartfelt sorrow we are feeling right now. Anthony was an exceptional fearless leader, driven by his passion and determination. He joined the family venture 43 years ago and has been instrumental in the evolution and the development of the Group. With his humanitarian spirit, honesty, compassion, kindness and his sense of humour, Anthony touched so many hearts. Those who have been fortunate enough to know him have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Anthony leaves us with great memories and the dreams he kept alive. We will continue to live by his legacy and values.”
Our thoughts are with his family that include his wife, two children, brother and parents Michel and Widad.