Averda Group
Top 100 Arab Family Businesses in the Middle East

Rank: 87

Averda Group

Country: Lebanon

Sector: Diversified

Establishment: 1964

Chairperson: Steve Lucas

One of the oldest waste management companies in the region, Averda was founded by Maysarah Sukkar in Lebanon. Today his son Malek Sukkar is CEO. The group operates in cleaning and collection, technical services, processing and recycling, and energy and disposable. Averda is present across the U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Oman, Morocco, the Republic of Congo, Qatar, India, Gabon, South Africa, and the U.K. Steve Lucas was appointed chairman of Averda in March 2020, when he took over from Maysarah Sukkar.