Nehmeh announces the appointment of Raja V. Assili as its Chief Executive Officer effective June 21st, 2021.
Raja is a driven senior executive bringing decades of experience to the company and has a proven record. Previously, Raja was CEO of QIG (a publically listed company) where he led the holding company that oversaw the performance and development of several subsidiaries and new businesses.
Commenting on his appointment, Raja stated: “I’m truly delighted to join an organization with a distinguished heritage, strong team, and forward-thinking shareholders. I look forward to building upon the tremendous achievements and progress over the last 65 years while preserving the values which have guided Nehmeh since its founding.”
Simon A. Nehme, Chairman of the Board, added “Raja’s appointment is a clear reflection of the company’s current state: ready to take on the future and fired-up for a strong era of growth and successful projects. Nehmeh is poised for major expansion in the industrial sector and we’re excited what Raja’s unique experience in multiple sectors and global organizations can bring to our emerging markets.”
Evolution is a natural process and for family businesses this includes both the professionalization and the corporatization of the business model. The appointment of Raja as Nehmeh’s first non-family CEO is a testament to Nehmeh’s commitment to both longevity and sustainability.
With over sixty-five years of service, we’ve nourished countless solutions, partnerships, connections and innovations built on a shared passion of quality & first-class customer service.
Nehmeh is constantly creating value by building an organization to last, offering solutions and building brands that will continue to benefit people, communities & companies together for the next sixty years and beyond.