Imad Jomaa is the founder and president of JGROUP, a leading group of prominent and highly diversified businesses. He holds a BA in Economics, a BS in Chemistry, and an MA in Financial Economics from the American University of Beirut, where he was valedictorian. Upon graduating, Jomaa founded JGROUP, paving his way as an entrepreneur.
Over the years, helmed by Jomaa, JGROUP has grown to include 38 subsidiaries that operate across several sectors, including Digital Media, Advertising, Real Estate, Production, Technology, Contracting & Development, Pharmaceuticals, Printing, Sports, Distribution, Food & Beverage, Art and Investment. The holding operates in the Middle East, Europe, North Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Jomaa also owns shares in Shazam and Fame FM.
Jomaa’s broad vision and determination has paved the way for JGROUP’s growth and success and has allowed him and his companies to grow beyond local borders to attain a significant international presence.
In addition to his successful business ventures, Jomaa has invested in New York real estate, with the construction of two towers, one at 71 Park Avenue and the other on White Street in Tribeca.
As part of his commitment to give back to the community in which his companies operate, Jomaa founded the Imad Jomaa Organization (IJO), which works to improve the well-being of people through four sectors: Women’s Empowerment, Education, Sports, and Art.
Jomaa is married to Bushra Khayat, and together they have four children: Naya, Sima, Zeid, and Seif. In his spare time, Jomaa is an avid tennis player.