Who we are
LIBANK is a hub for high net worth individuals, families, and institutions that seek exposure to quality advice, deposits, custody, and asset allocation.
We service our international clients with a team of dedicated professionals with extensive financial expertise and a strong global network of partner institutions.
Our presence is concentrated in Beirut and London, with our international client base across the Middle East, the UK, Europe, and Latin America.
Our private banking activities are complemented with our strategic and diversified investment portfolio in high potential and well managed companies, which we support with pre-agreed professional services.
Founder and Chairman
Dr. Tony Ghorayeb is the founder and Chairman of LIBANK. He has had a longstanding career in international banking and legal consulting across several geographies, including London, Geneva, and New York…
Georges Tabet is the General Manager of LIBANK. His career has spanned over more than three decades, holding various managerial roles in commercial and private banking…
Deputy General Manager
Antoun Bassil is the Deputy General Manager of LIBANK. He established his career in commercial banking over the last 40 years , specializing in operations, consumer loans, corporate credit, and risk management…
Assistant General Manager
Kayssar Ghorayeb, Assistant General Manager at LIBANK, established his career over a decade ago, with a focus on transaction related services, mergers and acquisitions, and financial advisory…
Assistant General Manager / Asset Management
Ahmad Rizk is the Assistant General Manager and the Head of the Asset Management Department at LIBANK. He manages the LIBANK Global Balanced Fund and is a non-Executive Director of Peterhouse Securities Limited, London…
Assistant General Manager / Business Development
Hadi Fanous, Assistant General Manager for Business Development, has over 25 years of international banking experience. His career covered credit and risk management, branch management, marketing management, and private banking…
AMIR ABDEL SAMAD
Assistant General Manager / Operations
Amir Abdel Samad, Assistant General Manager for Operations, has over 20 years of experience in the Lebanese banking sector. He previously held served as Senior Accountant at Bank Al-Mawarid and went on to assume the role of Vice-CFO…
George Kanaan, Head of Real Estate at LIBANK, has hefty experience in real estate transactions. In the past decade, George has worked on transactions exceeding USD 5 billion, specializing in syndication, project finance, and portfolio management…
Carl Naoufal heads the Investment Banking department of LIBANK. He launched his career as a Financial Analyst, and eventually assumed an Associate position, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, financial advisory, and transaction related services…
Senior Relationship Manager
Rona Aoun is a Senior Relationship Manager at LIBANK. She developed her career in private, investment, and commercial banking over the last decade as a Senior Private Banker with large Lebanese banks, dealing with local and international clients…
Rafic El-Helou is a Relationship Manager at LIBANK. He held various positions in the financial sector over his career, previously serving as Financial Analyst at Stratford Capital, a hedge fund and family office based in Paris…
NAKHLE EL HAGE
Treasury and Capital Markets
Nakhle El Hage has more than 40 years of experience in commercial and private banking, previously working with the British Bank of the Middle East in Beirut in foreign exchange and treasury management…
NAJI EL FATA
Legal and Compliance
Naji Al Fata, Head of Legal and Compliance at LIBANK, gained experience in corporate and banking regulations over the last 20 years. He launched his career as a lawyer with Akl & Akl Law Firm in Beirut…
Angie Chamoun is the Corporate Secretary of LIBANK. Previously serving as Assistant to the Chairman, she also held various roles in banking operations and office management, assuming several administrative responsibilities…
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Hussam Abu Issa is the Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Salam International, a Qatar-based conglomerate publicly listed on the Qatar Exchange.
Vice Chairman of the Board
Mr. Salim Chaar is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of LIBANK. He worked in banking and asset management in Paris, Hong Kong, Riyadh, and Bermuda.
Co-Founder / Member of the Risk committee / Member of the Remuneration committee
HE Jean Oghassabian is a long-standing and distinguished Member of Parliament in Lebanon. He chairs the prestigious Economy, Trade, and Trade Parliamentary Committee.
Chairman of the Remuneration committee / Member of the Audit committee/ Member of the AML/CFT committee
Mr. Jawad Adra is the founder and Managing Partner of Information International SAL, a leading Beirut-based research and consultancy that covers the entire Middle East.
Chairman of the AML/CFT committee
Mr. André Bendaly has practiced banking since 1968 and banking regulation since 1995.
Chairman of the Audit committee
H.E. Nicolas Nahas is the founder of “EDAFI Value Partners”, a business development firm managing private equity investments focusing on several industries such as FMCG, construction material and clean energy in MENA region.
EDAFI HOLDING S.A.L.
(Represented by H.E. Nicolas Nahas)
Member of the Risk committee / Member of the AML/CFT committee
Mr. Loutfallah Klat is a lawyer, legal advisor and member of the Board of several companies working in varied fields (oil and gas, banks, commercial). Mr. Klat is the former honorary consul of Greece and Nicaragua.
Legal advisor / Member of the Audit committee / Member of the Remuneration committee
Mr. Victor Najjarian is the Chairman of Care Group SARL, a leading Beirut-based real estate investment and consultancy agency that covers Lebanon and the Middle East.
Member of the AML/CFT committee
Mr. Hisham Itani is the Chairman and CEO of Resource Group Holding (RGH) which he founded in 2008.