DR. ANTONIO RUBEL
ARAB FASHION COUNCIL PATRONS’ PRESIDENT
Antonio Rubel has been an owner and proprietor of several business ventures spanning a career of over 35 years. In 1978, he founded Interoffice Holding AG, an office furnishings, interior planning, and turnkey projects consulting company, and built it into a company with approximately 230 staff, the strongest distribution network in Switzerland’s office sector with offices in Switzerland and international markets. In 2007 the company sales amounted to CHF 100 Million and in the same year was acquired by Lienhard Office Holding and Denz AG. Dr. Rubel remains the chairman of the newly merged entity Lienhard Office Group. Rubel is also the owner and proprietor of Charterbay LLC an established name in marina boat and crew management, marina development, yacht brokerage and luxury cruises with operations based in Italy, Spain, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi. Rubel started his career in 1968 working for Solvay Pharmaceuticals as their Export Manager and an investment analyst at Merrill Lynch.
Rubel holds a BA Hons degree in Business from London Business School and later completed his Ph.D. from London School of Economics. At the Arab Fashion Council, Rubel is the Patron.
Dr. Antonio Rubel has supported the Arab Fashion Council since its foundation in September 2014 and he has been appointed by the board of directors as the Patrons’ President.