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Michel Abi Nader
passes away suddenly
Chairman of MAN Enterprise and founder

of Hausman, Metrix, Potel, and Tecman

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Businessman, civil engineer, and contractor Michel Abi Nader (73 years) has passed away.

Abi Nader was founder and Chairman of construction firm MAN Enterprise. He was also the founder of a number of other companies that provide various services in the construction sector.

Abi Nader established MAN Enterprise in 1971. The company is engaged in large-scale turnkey projects targeting a broad base of both public and private sector clients. It provides its services to the global market with a specific focus on the Middle East and North Africa region and the Levant in particular. Its portfolio of projects covers sectors including infrastructure, recreation, hospitality, and education, as well as the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.

Companies founded by Abi Nader include Hausman, Metrix, Potel, and Tecman Industry.

Hausman, which was founded in 2018, provides integrated operations and maintenance solutions to properties in Lebanon and the Middle East region.

Established in Beirut in 1990, Metrix provides electromechanical services to large scale projects locally and in the Middle East.

Potel is an electrical and telecommunication installation contracting company founded in 1982. It provides services such as building maintenance, power generation and related maintenance services, in addition to data center infrastructure works and the installation of fire alarms.

Tecman Industry is a subcontractor of construction projects specialized in wood, steel and stainless steel works, as well as in interior decoration.

Abi Nader, who came from Aabdeli (Batroun), was also the co-founder and a member of the board of La Galerie Vivre (Inside SAL). He was also a member of the board of trustees of the Maronite Foundation in the World.

He held a Master’s degree in civil engineering from L'Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Beyrouth (ESIB).

Abi Nader is survived by his wife and three sons: Noel, who is Chairman of Tecman Industry, and Patrick and Thierry who are Managing Partners in MAN Enterprise. His funeral took place on Thursday at 4 PM, at St. George Church, in Aabdeli.
Reported by Shikrallah Nakhoul
Date Posted: Jun 19, 2019
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