How Iskandar Safa Created Privinvest

 

Iskandar Safa and his brother, Akram Safa founded the Privinvest.

Privinvest is well-known for building naval ships for NATO countries and commercial ships for the private sector. Iskandar is the CEO of the company. Iskandar would obtain a civil engineering degree from the American University of Beirut in 1978. Iskandar Safa would also earn an MBA from INSEAD, European Institute of Business Administration in 1982. Akram is a graduate of Ohio State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Akram would make investments in a hotel in Europe. It would prove to be a good investment as Akram was able to make the hotel profitable.

Privinvest has more than 2,500 employees. Privinvest is one of the largest privately-owned shipbuilding companies. The company has facilities in Germany, the Middle East, and France. The shipbuilding entity was able to produce nearly 2000 ships. The company provided cutting-edge technology. Ships produced by the company are innovative.

The company keeps the planet’s sustainability in mind with the research and development finding a way to improve marine renewable energy. Privinvest was able to develop protection systems and the WP18 craft. The company made a purchased a French shipyard and turned it around. The success of the company is due to the leadership of Iskandar Safa. Go Here to learn more.

Iskandar Safa has excelled as disc thrower when he was younger. He has been wounded during a civil war. His experiences growing up led him to become a good leader. Iskandar understood the correct people must be a part of the team who understood how to make decisions.

He understands the importance of having a good relationship with his employees. Safa is a successful businessman, but his philanthropic efforts go unnoticed. He is responsible for building churches in the Dominican Republic and Lebanon. Iskandar sponsors the Special Olympics in Lebanon. The philanthropy also consists of providing various charitable donations.

Iskandar Safa played an intricate role in the negotiation of a release of French hostages taken Lebanon. Iskandar understands a business must be able to meet the demand of its’ customers even when the markets are changing. Iskandar has shaped the company to handle large projects but the company is agile enough to pivot when necessary.

 

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