R.Pharaon. & Fils was established in 1868 in Beirut, Lebanon. Since then, this family owned company regularly expanded and developed its activities in diversified fields such as Insurance, Household Appliances, Consumer Electronics, Agrochemicals, Industrial and Domestic Gases, Flavours and Fragrances, Pharmaceuticals and Medical equipment.

In the past three decades, the mother company restructured its business through a network of fully-owned and partnership companies in Lebanon, the Middle East, Europe and Africa. Most of the companies of the Pharaon Group are directly or indirectly owned and controlled by Pharaon Holding S.A.L. (a Lebanese holding company) whose chairman and CEO is Mr. Michel Pierre Pharaon. Pharaon Holding enjoys a well established reputation in the world of International business and finance.