Mr. Samir N. Hanna -
● Age: 70 – Lebanon
● Director since inception
● Term expires at the 2018 Annual General Assembly of shareholders
● Non-executive Director
● Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Samir Hanna joined Bank Audi SAL in January 1963. He held several managerial and executive positions across various departments of the Bank. He was appointed General Manager of Bank Audi in 1986 and member of its Board of Directors in 1990. In the early 1990s, he initiated and managed the restructuring and expansion strategy of Bank Audi, transforming it into a strong banking powerhouse offering universal banking products and services including Corporate, Commercial, Retail, Investment, and Private Banking.
He grew the Bank Audi SAL to its current position as the largest bank in Lebanon (and among the top 20 Arab banking groups), with presence in 12 countries, consolidated assets exceeding USD 42 billion, consolidated deposits exceeding USD 35 billion and group staff headcount exceeding 6,000 employees.
Samir Hanna is also the Chairman of Odea Bank A.Ş., Bank Audi’s subsidiary in Turkey, and member of the Board of Directors of several other affiliates of Bank Audi.
He currently serves as the Group Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Group Executive Committee, and heads all aspects of the Bank’s Executive Management.