Since 1895

About Tamer Frères SAL

Tamer Frères S.A.L. implemented a governance system with respect to business conduct and compliance.
Tamer Frères S.A.L. remains a pioneer in the leadership of each of its activities and will maintain that principle with multinational also worldwide leaders in their activities.
Jean Tamer ambassador head of mission to the United Nations at Geneva within the Commonwealth has signed the GATT agreement on April, 15th 1994 and gave birth to the World Trade Organization with 123 heads of governments.
Tamer Frères S.A.L. has been the first company in Lebanon having implemented the ISO Rules.

A Message From The Chairman

Resilience against all odds

Tamer Frères faced the challenges of 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic, the security in the country, and the 4th of August explosion.

We remain committed more than ever to continue our mission, sustain and expand our business.

Tamer Frères family and colleagues will always look at the future with measured ambition and hope.

We are confident that we will build and grow and keep on cultivating this wonderful relationship with our suppliers and partners that stood by us and understood the circumstances we are going through.

Lebanon, the country that will outlive all odds, the 100 years of Lebanon reveals how young it is and connected to the 6000 years of its inhabitants, as it will grow it will develop its maturity and ability to get rid of all the ones who have bad intentions towards our country.

My message this year is a message of reassurance, empathy, resilience, respect, and harder work. Our aim is to retain the value that Tamer Frères has been building and to grow it to the future generations, keep on providing to everyone that was involved with the company a carrier ambition as much as other ambitions.

Tamer Frères SAL History


Gergi Tamer establishes Tamer company in Beirut.


Fouad, Philip and Fawzi Tamer joins the company, marking the beginning of the second generation.


Tamer company is registered under Tamer Frères SAL Fouad Tamer (president) – Philip & Fawzi Tamer (member of the board): Great expansion in industry & trade: Paint Industries, Vegetables oils, Cotton, Renault Cars.


Philip Tamer withdrew from Tamer Frères due to his involvement in politics. Fouad and Fawzi presided the board by alternation for 1 year terms.


Fouad Tamer retired and Fawzi Tamer took over responsibilities as President of the board.


Jean Tamer joins the company in the position of assistant to the president, and as the first member of the third generation.


Head Quarter moved to Sin el Fil, after having it’s head office at Avenue Georges Picot destroyed by the war in the City Center of Beirut.


Jean Tamer took over responsibilities as President of the board after Fawzi Tamer passed away.


Tamer Frères registered into foundation at Liechtenstein, at Marxer & Partner law office.


Jean Tamer joins the United Nations at Geneva, as Ambassador of Belize in the Commonwealth.


Ambassador Jean Tamer signs the GATT agreement, as head of government for Belize. The GATT agreement gave birth to the WTO after 5 years of negotiation on 26,000 pages.


Tamer Frères SAL received the ISO 9002 certification from BSI, to become the first totally family owned group in the Middle East, to have such attestation for its full and diversified business.


Simone Tamer has joined the group as the first member of the fourth generation after completing her Business Administration degree. Then she pursued her studies with an MBA, executive courses at Harvard Business School in Boston, and a DBA at Paris School of Business.


Joan Tamer has joined the group after graduating in Finance and completing her MBA.


Sharon Tamer has joined the group after graduating from Business Administration and Law.


John Junior Tamer has joined the board of Tamer Frères SAL after graduating his degrees in Engineering, Executive MBA and Finance from J.P Morgan.


Tamer Frères SAL was upgraded to ISO9001-2015


The Tamer group of companies evolved its expansion into several sectors engulfing trade industry, consultancy, engineering, finance, security printing and humanitarian developments.


Christel Tamer pursued a career in medicine, specialized in Diagnostic Radiology at the AUBMC in 2020, she is currently a Neuroradiology fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.


ISO Certification - Tamer Frères SAL

Tamer Frères SAL was upgraded to ISO9001-2015


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