Raymond Debbane joins LIFE's Advisory Board

18 May 2016

Marc Malek has recently announced that Raymond Debbane agreed to join LIFE's Advisory Board effective immediately.
Ray is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Invus Group, LLC, a New York-based global investment firm with offices in Paris, London and Hong Kong, which he formed in 1985 as the exclusive investment advisor of Benelux-based Artal Group S.A. In 1998, he also became the Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Artal.
Prior to forming Invus in 1985, Ray was a manager for the Boston Consulting Group in Paris. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MS in Food Science and Technology from the University of California, Davis and a BS in Agricultural Sciences and Agricultural Engineering, with distinction, from the American University of Beirut.
Ray is Chairman of the Board of Weight Watchers International, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and a Director of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. of which he was Chairman until its 2015 IPO. He is a Trustee Emeritus of Connecticut College and is the Chairman of Action Against Hunger-USA and Chairman of the Trustees of CLES (Centre Libanais pour l'Education Spécialisée).
With the inclusion of Ray, LIFE's Advisory Board is now composed of the following members:

  • H.E Raymond Audi
  • Thomas J. Barrack, Jr
  • Samir Brikho
  • Ray Debbane
  • Maroun Edde
  • Fadi Ghandour
  • Carlos Ghosn
  • Ray Irani
  • Philippe Jabre
  • H.E. Adnan Kassar
  • Lord Peter Palumbo
  • Charif Souki
  • Tony Tamer