Promoseven Holdings is a major business conglomerate, owning and operating various companies that span over several industries in the MENA region, as well as other parts of the world.
It finds its roots in Fortune Promoseven started by Akram Miknas in Lebanon in 1968. Today, it is the largest advertising and communications network in the Middle East and North Africa, ranking 52nd in the world and employing over 4,200 inspired professionals.
Fortune Promoseven enjoys a pervasive presence with offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Lebanon, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, and Al Khobar in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia.
Akram Miknas (Chairman and Founder of Promoseven Holdings B.S.C.C.) which is shortly known as P7H, is known to be one of the pillars of modern marketing communications widely in the Middle East. He has been ranked at No. 3 in the Middle East’s 50 Most Powerful People in Media, Marketing, and Advertising.
Founder and Chairman
Miknas has been involved in real estate development, especially after the successful completion of the Pearl Towers (Abraj Al Lulu) which anchored him as a leading accomplished developer in the Middle East.
In early 2000, he branched into the hospitality business and successfully built and managed several hotels and outlets in the Kingdom of Bahrain. His success in this business was crowned by becoming the franchisee of all the branches of McDonald’s in Lebanon; where he built the business from 7 restaurants to 26 restaurants in a short span of 5 years.
Akram was born in Tripoli, Lebanon on May 29, 1944. He pursued his education at the International College of Beirut and later at the American University of Beirut majoring in Business Administration. He holds Bahraini, Lebanese, and Panama nationalities.
Miknas is an avid collector of antiques and objects of art. Apart from having a large fascinating collection of film and photography equipment, musical boxes, automata, clocks, and watches that date back to the early-mid-19th century, loves to read and enjoy the finer things in life..