100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Christine Sfeir
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Christine Sfeir

Industry: Retail

Company: Treats Holding

Designation: CEO

Country: Lebanon

Occupation: CEO

Christine Sfeir certainly puts in the hours. In between
raising two young children, the 37-year-old Lebanese has also created one of
the region’s most successful restaurant empires. At the age of just 22, she
persuaded Dunkin’ Donuts to hand over the company’s Lebanese franchise to her.
The rest quickly became, with the franchise becoming a huge success in Beirut.
Four years ago, she added the Lebanese brand Semsom to the fold, and has
expanded it into Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Further expansion is planned
in India.

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