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agriculturist

Jack George Khayyat, Jordanian agriculturist. Certified agriculture engineer.

Background

Khayyat, Jack George was born on November 21, 1933 in Jaffa, Palestine, Arab. Son of George Yacoub Khayyat and Violette Nakleh Tasso.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, American University, 1956.

Career

Agriculturist Reconstrn. Board, Beirut, 1956-1957. Head agriculture division The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, Amman, Jordan, 1958-1960.

Managing director Khayyat Agriculture and Trading Company (now Middle E. Agriculture/Trading Company), since 1960. Director Jordan Worsted Mills, 1965-1992, Arab Detergant Company, Amman, since 1968, Veterinary and Agriculture Product Company, Amman, 1975. Managing director Arab Feed Manufacturing Company, since 1961, Jordan Poultry Farm and Hatchery, Amman, since 1964, Jordan Food Processing Company, Amman, since 1973, Jordan Can Manufacturing Company, Amman, since 1976.

Speaker/author in field.

Achievements

  • Certified agriculture engineer.

Membership

Board directors Agriculture Engineer Syndicate, Amman, 1966-1970, Poultry Board, Amman, 1967-1975, Investment Board, Amman, 1981-1988. Vice president, region manager Arab Federation for Food Industries, Baghdad, Iraq, since 1981. Member Royal Automobile Club Jordan (brustee since 1980), World Poultry Science Association (Jordan representative 1973-1987), Arab Federation for Food Industries (board directors since 1981, vice president since 1992, Best Poultry Production Developer award 1992, other awards).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Car racing, car rallies, speed boat racing, swimming.

Connections

Married Josephine Asa'D, August 17, 1958. Children: Randa, Reem, George, Dina, Muna.

father:
George Yacoub Khayyat

mother:
Violette Nakleh Tasso

spouse:
Josephine Asa'D

child:
Randa Khayyat

child:
Reem Khayyat

child:
George Khayyat

child:
Dina Khayyat

child:
Muna Khayyat