Anthony Boukather

Chief Executive Officer of A.N.Boukather Automotive, Lebanon

Anthony Boukather, is CEO of A.N.Boukather- Automotive, Exclusive distributor of Mazda, Piaggio, Vespa, Aprilia, Motoguzzi, KTM, Otokar, Bajaj, Shoei, Motorex in Lebanon. The company started in 1927 With his grandfather Nicolas Boukather that introduced NASH cars in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq. His father Antoine introduced in 1968 the Mazda Brand in Lebanon and 2018 will represent 50 years of partnership between Mazda and ANB. Anthony holds a BA in computer Science from The American University of Beirut and an Executive MBA from INSEAD. Anthony is perhaps best known, together with his twin Brother Nicolas, for orchestrating the remarkable turnaround of the family business in Lebanon that grew by more than 20 times. The group also diversified to become market leaders in Motorcycles Distribution in Lebanon , BtB car Rental, and trend setters on the Real Estate Market. They also invested in Growing the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Lebanon by establishing a corporate accelerator inside the Company that facilitated the growth of many startups. The company received many trophies including : UnitedNation Climate Change Champion in 2017, Volume & Market Share Increase Award from Mazda, one of the Fastest Growing company of the Arab world from ARABIA500, Anti-Corruption Winner from The Lebanese Transparency Association, Best Customer Service from Mazda, Best Marketing Award from Piaggio, Excellency Achievement award from KTM. Anthony is passionate of how family business functions and highly believe in effective corporate governance in family businesses. Anthony is active in Associations including: Vice President of INSEAD Alumni Association in Lebanon, Member of the Board of Directors of OumElNour, Founding Member and NextGen Leader of the Family Business Network – Levant , and YPO member. Anthony has also a passion for entrepreneurship as he is an Mentor with UKTechHub, Confideo and Mowgli.