Henry Maksoud

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Henry Maksoud
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Born (1929-03-08)March 8, 1929
Aquidauana, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Died April 17, 2014(2014-04-17) (aged 85)
São Paulo, Brazil
Occupation Chairman and CEO,
Maksoud Plaza Group

Henry Maksoud (March 8, 1929 – April 17, 2014) was a Brazilian businessman.


He received the title of Master of Science in Fluid Mechanics, from the University of Iowa.[1] He is the owner of the legendary five-star hotel - Maksoud Plaza, located São Paulo - Brazil, was also the owner of the magazine Visão and the engineering firm Hidroservice. From 1967 to 1968 he was Chairman of the Engineering Institute of São Paulo.

From 1988 until the early '90s led a program on TV Bandeirantes ("Henry Maksoud e Você"), which besides presenting an issue at the viewer with interlocutors discussed.

Author and Director General of the play Everlasting Emotions - A Musical Chronicle presented at the Maksoud Plaza Theatre. He died on April 17, 2014.[2]