Rami Makhzoumi passed away suddenly on
23 April 2011 at the age of 33. This website is a celebration of his life and many achievements.
The CEO’s Journey is an independent business biography celebrating the life and many achievements of the late Rami Makhzoumi, former President and CEO of Future Pipe Industries. Rami died suddenly at the age of 33 on 23 April 2011. The 292-page book took a year to research and write, and includes interviews with over 70 family members, friends, colleagues, suppliers and customers who knew Rami well.
The book, by business school professor Steven Sonsino and former Financial Times journalist Jacqueline Moore, was launched at the American University of Beirut on 31 October 2012, the day which would have been Rami’s 35th birthday. “Rami epitomised the hopes and achievements of a generation of young entrepreneurs building a new Middle East,” says Dr Nasser Saidi, formerly Chief Economist at the Dubai International Financial Centre and an independent
Rami’s parents, Fouad and May Makhzoumi, have unveiled two memorial benches on Beirut’s corniche in a ceremony commemorating what would have been Rami’s 40th birthday. The benches were commissioned by Rami’s parents as a tribute to their late son and
The Rami Makhzoumi Corporate Governance Initiative at American Universtiy of Beirut (AUB) is co-hosting an event where prominent leaders and scholars from MENA and the world come together to share family business best practices of governance, succession and growth. Family
“Each weekday morning for two years I registered Rami’s form (4T then 5T) and on most of those days I also taught the class English. This amount of contact time, especially at the formative age of 15/16 years, gave us all a strong connection and the sense of being a family unit. They were a boister“
“Today morning ( 15 sept ) I realized something . I realized that my dad is in a better place now so I should be proud of him . And I want to say thank u everyone for leaving a comment . Love:May“
“Rami was my son, my friend and my soul mate. He was our mentor who only saw the good nature of human beings and he dealt with people accordingly. He had a vision and forward looking strategy to build a better and a more efficient world. Rami received his Bachelors of Science in Business Studies from“
“Where would I start? Rami my baby or Rami my young child? Rami my teenager or Rami my young man?
He left me with abundance of memories in every stage of his life… Rami was born in Riyadh Saudi Arabia, he opened his eyes and was surrounded by loving family members who were excited about his arri“
“It is very hard to know where to start with this given the countless stories and happy memories that relate to Rami….
My friendship with Rami started one fateful day in McDonalds on High Street Kensington (of all places!!) when I was 14. He actually approached me at the counter completely out “
“Hi, I am Rami Makhzoumi's nephew. I am young but old enough to understand. I was there at his funeral, holding his coffin and praying to him. I was there through it all. I learned that even tho I may be a kid, I can do a lot for the ones I love. As I did that funeral, I noticed I can never be afraid“
“Dear Fouad and May,
I have been thinking much about Rami, your distinguished son. May he rest in peace and may his memory be for a blessing. With condolences, I would like to offer words.
As was evident upon first meeting him, Rami was educated well in the arts, literature and culture, as wel“