YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1970
REVENUE: $167 million
Wood coatings; Industrial and protective coatings; Decorative coatings; Powder coatings
Rabih Reiady, chairman and CEO; Richards Sumners, vice chairman and group general manager; Wissam El Kassis, chief operating officer; Tony Tebrechany, chief audit executive; Michel Germanos, chief financial officer; Claudio Magagnoli, technical director.
RAR Holdings is one of the largest coatings manufacturers in the Middle East, with a company headcount of 580. The company has factories throughout the Middle East, Africa and Europe. The focus of the company is in the in the Middle East where most of the manufacturing and sales are made. Recent acquisitions include Citver Paints, wood coatings for the Citver Brand; Vernici Egidio Milesi, wood coatings with the Vernici Egidio Milesi brand; and Silva Vernici, wood coatings with the Silva Vernici brand. Approximately 58 percent of the company’s sales is focused in wood coatings. One quarter of sales is in general industrial and industrial maintenance and 17 percent is in architectural and decorative.