Hussam Abdul Salam Abu Issa

Vice Chairman
Salam International Investment Ltd.


Mr. Abu Issa began his career in 1981 by joining his family’s business, Salam Studio & Stores, Qatar as Operations Manager. He was the founder and co-partner in establishing Salam Holdings Co. in 1989. Also, he took a major role in the merger process of Salam Holdings with Salam International to form a conglomerate of companies, historically the first family-owned company traded in the Stock Market in Qatar


  • BS in Marketing, California State University, USA


  • Qatari National

Memberships & Affiliations:


  • Founder & General Manager of Al Hussam Holding Co., a family business.
  • Vice Chairman, Levant Investment Bank (LiBank) – Lebanon
  • Board Member, Doha Insurance Company, Qatar
  • Member, Qatari Businessmen Association
  • Advisory Council Member, College of Business & Economics at University of Qatar
  • Visiting Committee Member of the Harris Council at School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
  • Member, Buck Advisory Council, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, California
  • Advisory Board Member, the Institute of Family & Entrepreneurial Business at Lebanese American University, Beirut
  • Advisory Board Member of AMIDEAST Lebanon
  • Board of Directors, AMIDEAST, Washington, D.C.
  • High Advisory Council & Executive Board Member of International Co-operation Platform (ICP), Istanbul/Turkey
  • Advisory Board, National University of Singapore Hospital


  • Board Member of Salam Bounian (Real Estate Company), Qatar
  • Member of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the GCC Industrial Promotion Committee representing Qatar Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Qatari –Russian Business Council (Qatar Chamber of Commerce)
  • Member, German Business Council Qatar
  • Member of the joint Qatari-Syrian Businessmen Council
  • Member of the Qatari-Egyptian Business Council
  • Board Member, Al Ballagh Cultural Association Board of Directors


Salam International

Salam Tower, 15th Floor
Al Corniche Street
P.O. Box 15224

Doha, QatarTel.: +974-44833744

Fax: +974-44833376




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