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Antoine Choueiri dies aged 70

The man widely regarded as the founding father and chief architect of the Middle East’s modern media industry, has died following a long battle with cancer.

March 9, 2010 2:45 by



Antoine Choueiri, the man widely regarded as the founding father and chief architect of the Middle East’s modern media industry, has died following a long battle with cancer.

He passed away on 9 March in his native Beirut.

As founder and chairman of the Choueiri Group, the Middle East’s largest media broker, he was a modern day Colossus who, for nearly half a century, straddled the region’s media and advertising sectors.

Obituary: Antoine Choueiri



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  1. Tara Rogers on March 9, 2010 8:30 pm

    May his soul rest in peace and may his family find solace in knowing how influential their father and grandfather was in shaping the advertising/media landscape in the Middle East.

     
  2. Lifesstrand.net on March 9, 2010 9:01 pm

    Memorial for Antoine Choueiri. Express your feelings

    http://www.lifestrand.net/affection/show/Antoine_Choueiri

     

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