Elias C. Saad, a Lebanese-Nigerian real estate builder and developer, has accomplished various construction projects worldwide over the past 40 years. He is currently Chairman and Senior Executive for several companies in various business sectors. He is energetic, assertive, and has a great positive influence on the people revolving around him.
Mr. Saad’s personal goals were always grander than those of everyone around him. With his avant-garde architectural designs, unparalleled ambition and unmatched hard work, he was able to develop an empire of residential and commercial buildings, and urban compounds. His achievements have earned international recognition and captured the attention of many influential people.
Mr. Saad’s name has been associated with several successful and expanding companies all around the world.
In Nigeria, he is the Chairman & owner of “ Eko Pearl Nig Ltd”, a development company; “Ratcon Construction Co”, a construction company; “Premont Investment”; “Elseji Telecom Nigeria”, a telecom company; “Yasnas Nig Ltd”, a piling company; “Ocean Land”, a transport company; “Bon-Bois Nig Ltd”, a furniture company; “My Joy Food Nig Ltd”, a company involved in the food industry; and “C.D.K. Nig Ltd”, a company concerned in the ceramic industry.
In Lebanon, Mr. Saad is the Executive Chairman of “ESLA”, a Development/Contracting company. He is also a shareholder in the “First National Bank”. Mr. Saad is also a shareholder and Chairman in “CDK Integrated Industries”, as well as “Star Industrial”.
Mr. Saad has other ventures in South Asia, Bangladesh. He is a board member and shareholder in “Rakeen Development Co”; Rakeen BD was incorporated in Bangladesh in 2008, focusing in providing international standard real estate ranging from mix residential, commercial & recreational facilities including Hotels & Spa resorts. He is also the Chairman of “ESLA Construction Co Bangladesh”, a company that develops mega real estate projects in Bangladesh; and “In Mobiles Telecom Bangladesh”, a telecom company.
In Moldova, he is Chairman of “In Mobiles Telecom Moldova”, a telecom Company.
Mr. Saad remained consistently involved in humanitarian actions, and made several contributions to society through charitable institutions and the United Nations Development Programme Organization. Since 2011, he serves as the Goodwill Ambassador of the UNDP in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and continues to promote and support community development.