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H.E.C Team | EL-HAJJAR Enterprises Co. (H.E.C) S.A.L

H.E.C Team

Naheda S. El-Hajjar

Business Development Manager for H.E.C Holding

Holds a B.A degree in Marketing, and a diploma in Business Management and Sales Coaching.

Mrs. Naheda El-Hajjar has more than 12 years of experience in public relations, market research and planning, and in applying business concepts

Major Duties at H.E.C:

  • Business Development Manager incorporates Operations, Finance, HR, IT, Sales, and Marketing in the aim at implementing BPI (Business Process Improvement).
  • Work with owners on creating the business plan (including strategic plans created during the strategic planning process) and associated resourcing plans necessary to cause the organization to be successful. This process includes overseeing the development of the organization’s mission, vision, and values, and defining the customer and business objectives the organization needs to achieve in order to be successful.
  • Design the processes necessary to achieve the objectives of the business plans. Responsible for the creation, update and approval of documents (procedures, work instructions/protocols) to support the process.
  • Coordinate with the operational Managers to bring the resources and processes together to achieve the objectives of the business plans that are created by the business owners.
  • Ensure that the process operator (employee) is learning and perform the processes (work) necessary to achieve the objectives of the business plans that are created by owners, and managers.



Paul E. Antoun

HR Coordinator for H.E.C

Holds a Business certificate and more than 7 years experience in digital information

Major Duties at H.E.C:

  • Facilitating human resources processes
  • Administering employee health and welfare plans
  • Ensuring the effective utilization of plans related to HR programs and services
  • Conducting payrolls
  • Assisting with the performance review and termination processes
  • Assisting with the recruitment and interview processes
  • Following up the company ICT (software, hardware, stocks) department with IT personnel



Mia E. Fernandes

Chairman Assistant

Holding a degree in Hotel & Business Management. Miss Mia Fernandes has more than 14 years of excellent interactive and professional communications with personnel of all types of businesses

Major Duties at H.E.C:

• Assisting the Chairman in his daily lines of interests, meetings and interviews

  • Preparing and sending business and private correspondences
  • Handling confidential financial and accounting matters for the Chairman
  • Coordinating with the Marketing/Advertising agency
  • Handle special projects as per Chairman requests



Abdo M. Richa

Chief Operation Officer  for H.E.C Holding

A graduate in finance and accounting, with expertise in official accounting. Mr. Abdo Richa has more than 28 years of experience in finance, investment portfolio management, Legal and investors’ relationships

Major Duties at H.E.C:

  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met including Income Tax, Goods and Services Tax, Employer Health Tax etc.
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Board's Audit Committee and the external auditors as necessary
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, payroll, and petty cash
  • Reconcile bank and investment accounts
  • Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate



Richard M. Kassab

Senior Financial Accountant for H.E.C WooD

Holds a B.A. Degree in Banking & Finance. Mr. Richard Kassab has more than 7 years combined experience in accounting, audit and finance

Major Duties at H.E.C WooD:

• Managing, auditing and providing daily guidance to ensure up-to-date reliable accounting data

  • Auditing the inflows/outflows on the basis of the agreed on Payment Terms
  • Preparing and analyzing the monthly projected cash flows vs. monthly real cash flows, as well as monthly, quarterly and yearly income statements of the Company
  • Computing and closing quarterly and yearly VATs



Suzanne S. El-Hajj

Accountant for H.E.C

A graduate in Accounting, Miss Suzanne El-Hajj has more than 8 years in maintaining records of all kinds of accounting procedures

Major Duties at H.E.C:

• Coordinating with the Head of Finance and assisting him in different accounting processes

  • Processing and controlling Journal Entries, payments and receipts on Dolphin Accounting Software and over Oracle JDE
  • Coordinating the Company’s Statements of Accounts with those of Suppliers and Clients
  • In charge of reconciling the statements of banks, suppliers, customers,etc.
  • Controlling Banks’ receipts (transfer-cash money-checks-deposits), as well as suppliers’ and contractors’ invoices
  • Bookkeeping , cash allowances and checks ordered by the Accounting Department


 Philippe S. Saadeh

Project Manager

Holder of a B.Sc degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, with a deep knowledge in LEED programs and topical architectural outlines.

Major Duties at H.E.C Construction Sites:

• Consulting structural designs and interior architecture

  • Coordinating with contractors all Mechanical, Electrical and Architectural works
  • Assuring that all construction sites finishing materials are delivered on time
  • Synchronizing sites statuses with the Owner Representative and the Chairman afterwards
  • Supervising and Managing all engineering works on sites



Elie W. Haddad

Site Engineer for H.E.C Development

Holder of 2 Masters Degrees in Architecture and in Urban Planning, focusing on ecological designs and building technicalities

Major Duties at H.E.C:

  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion
  • Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
  • Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance
  • Review the work progress on daily basis
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques



Elie E. Chatta

Business Procurement Manager

Holder of a B.Sc Degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), with high expertise in strategic decision-making. Mr. Elie Chatta has more than 15 years in the scope of construction and business management.

Major Duties at H.E.C:

  • Devise and employ fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Discover the most profitable suppliers and initiate business partnerships
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Examine and re-evaluate existing contracts
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure the clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Perform risk management regarding supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs


 Doumit F. Farhat

Sales Manager for H.E.C

A graduate in Marketing, with high expertise in all-round sales domain. Mr. Doumit Farhat is a multi-skilled Real Estate aptitude with a solid background in property sales; more than 16 years of extensive knowledge in collecting information about properties, estimating their values and promoting them for sales.

Major Duties at H.E.C:

• Making market studies and researches to ensure sale potentials

• Meeting property owners and consultants to establish assets and requirements

• In-depth formulator of sales planning and sales strategies

• Developing and maintaining healthy relationships with customers

• Connecting with construction and financial teams for projects management

• Coordinating with the upper management, senior project manager, assistant senior project manager, construction site manager, QC/QS and procurement, all for the benefit of the wide collection of customers in every project the company develops

• Interacting with banks for best loans opportunities for clients

• Negotiating end-to-end sales contracts, along with specifications requests, costs and deliveries, and after sales follow-up


 Tony Y. El-Khoury Hanna

Sales Manager for H.E.C WooD

A graduate in Accounting, Mr. Tony El-Khoury Hanna has more than 9 years skills in implementing sales operations completed in accordance with accounting practices

Major Duties at H.E.C WooD:

• Managing sales proposals to customers and following up their needs for custom-made wood products

  • Integrating proposals and invoices into Oracle’s JD Edwards, the ERP suite of business applications
  • Negotiating sales with the technical supervisor
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related sales results as needed
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing sales services and establishing personal networks
  • Tailoring customer demands and translating customer language to the factory’s manufacturing cycle



Moussa E. Hajjar

Interior Architect for H.E.C WooD

Holding a B.A degree in Interior Architecture with more than 12 years of technical skills in conceptualizing and executing design projects

Major Duties at H.E.C WooD:

• Responsible for interior drawings and designs for commercial, leisure and domestic properties

  • Involved in the design/renovation of internal spaces, including structural alterations, furnishing, fixtures and fittings, lighting and color schemes
  • In architectural terms, overseeing the projects the company develops from beginning to end
  • Supervising, efficiently and functionally, the artistic appearance of the interior spaces
  • Coordinating with the Owners the quality, the perfection, and the feasibility of the designs



Mahmoud A. Saad

Technical Manager, Site Supervisor for H.E.C WooD

A graduate in Interior Design, Mr. Mahmoud Saad has more than 15 years in technical design management that is appropriate to all sorts of projects

Major Duties at H.E.C WooD:

• Checking sites plans for perfect measurement of interior furnishings dimensions

  • Drawing and detailing plans of furniture part by part
  • Synchronizing the Engineers’ plans to the site gathered data
  • Ordering of accessories upon appropriate requirements
  • Visiting sites and keeping up-to-date the progress of each section of the site
  • Supporting customers as for packing and installation of commodities



Rabih A. Akiki

Site Manager

Holds a Bachelor Degree in Interior Design. Mr. Rabih Akiki has a 14-year experience in real estate contracting and architectural drawings

Major Duties at H.E.C:

• Managing information regarding design, specifications, materials and equipment

  • Developing budgets and schedules to meet projects objectives
  • Taking on-site measurements of designs variations as for doing their shop drawings
  • Supervising mechanical and electrical installations, casting, plastering, planting, cladding, painting and tiling
  • Sketching interior drawings as per customers requests
  • Technical advisor and monitor of on-site labor



Elie E. Matta

Q/C Quality Control Surveyor

A skillful team player with an extensive knowledge in construction and raw materials

Major Duties at H.E.C:

• Supervising day-by-day sites and inspecting subdivisions, sorts, tests, weight measures, manufactured products and raw materials

  • Suggesting workers and controlling improvement in working methods that can be taken to enhance the Company’s projects construction sites quality management
  • Performing on-site eye inspection of incoming materials and reviewing final products to ensure quality specifications are standards-met
  • Evaluating production materials and records data from analysis procedures and inspections



Andrée Y. Hallak

General Secretary for H.E.C

An energetic faithful employee with a long-standing practice in providing routine clerical and secretarial assistance to the Company

Major Duties at H.E.C:

• Has custody of all the Company’s documents and records and ensuring they are well safeguarded

  • Maintaining a well-ordered documentation system of all the Company’s projects and their respective portfolios
  • Assisting the Accounting Department in submitting: received and registered invoices, all cash and checks to be deposited in banks accounts, requested checkbooks from banks to owners
  • Other activities include: Answering phone calls; scheduling appointments; relaying correspondences; maintaining and replenishing inventories; ordering office supplies and accessories; recording office expenditures; greeting visitors


 May B. Asmar

Administrative Assistant

Responsible for providing administrative and clerical services in order to ensure smooth, efficient and up-to-date work of the office

Major Duties at H.E.C:

• Coordinating and liaising with all departments regarding administrative templates, management of files on servers, releasing of official and legal documentations

  • Maintaining all the Company’s projects and their respective portfolios organized on server
  • Typing correspondences, reports and other documents
  • Providing administrative support to the Company’s various departments
  • Maintaining confidential records and files
  • Other activities include: Answering phone calls; providing support in editing messages and writings of the top management



Samir K. Hallak

Official Courier

  • Obtain signatures and payments, or arrange for recipients to make payments
  • Deliver messages and items, such as documents, and packages, between establishment departments, and to other establishments and private homes
  • Perform routine maintenance on delivery vehicles, such as monitoring fluid levels and replenishing fuel
  • Follow-up on all related governmental paperwork