Family Business Histories - Case Study Launch

Webinar on the launch of the Family Business Histories first case study and insights into a 100 year legacy of the Jashanmal Group.


August 18, 2020


August 18, 2020


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Family Business Histories – Case Study Launch
Exploring the 100 Year Legacy of the Jashanmal Group

The Family Business Histories research initiative is the first and most ground-breaking project mapping family business legacies in the MENASA region their impact on the regional economy, society and culture.

The Tharawat Family Business Forum and New York University Abu Dhabi are delighted to invite you to participate in the upcoming Family Business Histories webinar “Exploring the 100 year Legacy of Jashanmal Group” as we are proud to announce the launch of the inaugural publication of our case study series.

Our publication consists of a series of case studies that explore the historical evolution of selected leading family businesses in the MENASA region. The historical narrative shed a light on the businesses’ multi-generational quest for longevity in spite of internal and contextual challenges.

In this webinar, we will present to you the first case study conducted with Jashnaml Group. A company established in 1919 with its first store in Basra, Iraq. Jashanmal Group is a retail and wholesale distribution business whose retail operations span over 150 stores in the Gulf region as of 2020.

Participation upon invitation only.


  • About “Family Business Histories” | Research on family business histories in the MENASA region, Prof. Martin Klimke and Mrs. Farida F. El Agamy
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A | Conversation with Tony Jashanmal, President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Jashanmal Group

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Get an insight into the worldwide unique research program between the New York University Abu Dhabi and Tharawat Family Business Forum. Read more about this unique project here!

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Tharawat Family Business Forum

The Tharawat Family Business Forum is an independent, non-for-profit membership association dedicated to the sustainability, innovation, and growth of MENA family businesses.