Theodore D. Abdo, Board Member
Mr. Abdo is a Board Member of Meirc Training & Consulting. He completed his undergraduate studies at the American University of Beirut, earning a BA in Business Administration. He also holds an MBA from the University of Iowa in the USA, majoring in Labor and Management. Mr. Abdo joined Meirc in 1961 as a full-time Research Consultant, and prior to that worked for the firm as a part-time Researcher for three years.
Mr. Abdo spent more than forty five years of continuous employment with Meirc during which he covered a variety of functions for the firm. His first major assignment was in 1962 where he led a research team to determine the expenditure patterns of a multi-national company in Kuwait. He then took charge of the firm’s administration and became Director of Administration. In 1968, Mr. Abdo concentrated his efforts on training and shortly after that took charge of this function at Meirc. As Director of Manpower Development and Research Services, he designed and implemented many in-company and public training programs. He initiated in 1977 a series of seminars which were held in Tokyo for Japanese businessmen. In 1985, Mr. Abdo became the Managing Director of Meirc and the firm’s Chairman in 1991. He retired from Meirc in 2008 and maintained his role as a member of Meirc’s Board of Directors.