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Marwan Kheireddine is the former chairman and CEO of the leading commercial bank based in Lebanon, AM Bank. He was also the Lebanese Government Minister of State from July 2011 to February 2014.

For his undergraduate work at Richmond University in London, Marwan Kheireddine received a BA and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York City.

When Marwan was governor, he was an important voice on many economic, monetary, and fiscal issues. When it came to protecting Lebanon’s banking sector and upholding international standards, his banking background put him in a unique position to garner support.

Believing that the private sector should have more power to drive economic growth, Marwan helped draft Circular 331 of the Banque du Liban to help fund entrepreneurs and spur long-term development. Banks will invest in digital start-ups, innovation centers, and venture capitalists thanks to the new circular.

As a participant of the Association of Banks of Lebanon’s board of directors, Marwan Kheireddine got re-elected several times. From 1993 to 2013, he served as a Finance Instructor at the American University of Beirut.

Marwan Kheireddine got appointed to the Middle East Advisory Board of the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut in 2005, a position he holds. Since 2012, he has been a valuable member of the institution on the governing board of the American Community School in Beirut. The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, where he serves on the board, has launched numerous advocacy efforts for judicial reform, open budgeting, and local government. Continue reading