Telquel Media was created by journalist Ahmed Read Benchemsi as the editing company of the weekly Telquel and later on, the now defunct, Arabic-language weekly Nichane. It is a public company with a capital averaging $US 900 000. The company went through a turnover of owners since its original founders left. Today, it is owned by business man and politician Khalid Hariry and his wife through their holding group KC Invest.
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Ahmed Reda Benchemsi
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Ahmed Read Benchemsi was the founder, publisher and editor of the weeklies TelQuel and its Arabic version Nishan. Due to continuing difficulties to run an independent paper and being targeted by authorities, he relocated to the United States where he now works as the Advocacy and Communications Director for Human Rights Watch’s Middle East and North Africa Division.
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Khalid El Hariry
KC Invest represented by Khalid Hariry
Latest publicly available data on capital division dates back to 2011.
Latest available revenue and operating profit dates back to 2015.
The data publicly available online regarding the capital division presented a discrepancy with the information obtained from CEO Khalid Hariry following a request. None of the individuals or companies mentioned in the the online data are actually shareholders today.
Information was obtained through a letter from owner and CEO Khalid Hariry. Received on 4th October 2017.