George Choucair

Chairman and CEO, k2l Capital

Angola

Georges Fayez Choucair, of Lebanese descent, Senegalese nationality. In 1992 he started an import/export business Angola. He later started importing steel from Ukraine to resell through his country Pagena. Pagena built the first skyscraper of Luanda’s skyline, now home to the Ministry of Economy and several multinational companies.

In 2008 he built the first steel factory in Angola: Aceria de Angola. Despite the many challenges due to the lack of infrastructure in the country the plant is now erected and will start production by the end of 2015.