Ghiath Sukhtian


Ghiath M. Sukhtian is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of MS Pharma. He is a leading entrepreneur who has built several regional and international businesses over the past 48

years. He is the founder and Chairman of GMS Holdings, a diversified investment company that manages investments across several geographies and sectors, including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, contracting, oilfield services and agriculture.

Mr. Sukhtian has co-founded and managed a number of successful international pharmaceutical ventures during his career, including Alvogen, Tabuk Pharmaceuticals, Elkendi Pharmaceuticals and MS Pharma.  In addition to his current roles at MS Pharma and GMS Holdings, Mr. Sukhtian is the Chairman of Agri Sciences, and is a member of the board of directors of Palestine Telecommunications (PALTEL – Palesitne Stock Exchange), VTEL Holdings (Dubai) and Ogier Electronics (UK).

Mr. Sukhtian is a member of the World President’s Organization (WPO), and serves on several non-profit boards including Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and Microfund for Women, where he is Chairman.  He has completed his education at the American University of Beirut and at the University of Houston in Economics.