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agriculture company executive

Salim Badreddine Challah, Syrian agriculture company executive. Recipient Appreciation award Syrian Medical Aid Society, Damascus, 1996, Terry Fox Foundation, Canadian Embassy, 1995-1997.

Background

Challah, Salim Badreddine was born on July 30, 1939 in Damascus, Syria. Son of Badreddine Salim and Issaf Zakieh (Masri) Challah.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1964. Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1970.

Career

Graduate research assistant Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1967-1990. Chief accountant Merrill Lynch, Kuwait, 1969-1972. Professor University Damascus, Syria, 1972-1973.

Director Family Farms, Syria, since 1972. Expert Syrian Taxation Committee, Syria, 1982-1992. Owner, director UTG, Syria, 1972-1994.

Membership

President Organization Arab Students, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1962-1964, Benovelent Society, Damascus, Syria, 1983-1987, Physicians for Peace, Damascus, Syria, 1995-1998. Treasurer Syrian Cancer Society, Damascus, Syria, 1982-1995. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAEA, New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess, bridge, tennis, reading.

Connections

Married Salma Anwar Challah, October 10, 1947. Children: Amer, Roula, Lama.

father:
Badreddine Salim Challah

mother:
Issaf Zakieh (Masri) Challah

spouse:
Salma Anwar Challah

children:
Amer Challah

Roula Challah

Lama Challah