Baroody celebrates its 100 years in business
- Lebanon: Sunday, October 21 - 2012 at 10:12
- PRESS RELEASE
Partners, clients, VIPs, diplomats and social figures from Lebanon and abroad gathered at a grand commemorative gala dinner held at Hilton Habtoor Grand Hotel to celebrate Baroody Holding's centennial of successful years in business.
He carried on, "We are proud of our history. But this celebration is as much about our future as it is about our past. Today, we have confidence in the younger generation who will take over the helm and continue the path of success, opening new horizons and expanding our companies' perspectives."
Also commenting on the occasion, Mr. Emile Baroody, Vice President of Baroody Group S.A.L said, "We've had the fortune to be surrounded by great mentors, my father and forefathers, and we surround ourselves with great loyal employees and supportive, trustful customers. The family is proud to carry the beacon forward for hopefully many more years of business and success."
The centennial gala dinner did not disappoint its guests, as it was filled with festivities including live entertainment, a welcome techno Dabkeh dance, live bands and outstanding jazz singers. Prior to the appetizing dinner which included specialty dishes from around Lebanon, a heart-felt video was presented enrapturing guests on a 100-year journey of history, hardships and successes. The outstandingly inspiring video paid tribute to Baroody's - and Lebanon's - oldest secretary who has been with the company for an impressive 57 years.
The Baroody group of companies, renowned for its professional heritage since 1912, is specialized in an extensive range of trading and industrial activities across a variety of sectors that cover consumer goods ranging from sports to cosmetics and gift items. The brands, owned or represented exclusively by Baroody in the Levant region, include Baroody's trademark family owned beauty cream, "Crème Ideal". Other international brands include Speedo, Technogym, Champion USA, Dunlop - Slazenger, Kettler, Banana Moon, Les Tropeziennes, Milton Lloyd, Yardley, Colibri, Lamborghini and Porsche Design among many others. In addition, Baroody has opened 'Sports 4 Ever', a chain of fully owned retail multi-branded sports stores located in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.
Concluding, Mr. Nadim Baroody thanked guests for joining Baroody on this milestone in its history and said, "Integrity, dedication and efficiency represent the core basis of our business and are well anchored today in our 100 year heritage."
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