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ABL New Board of Directors Election, Headed by Dr. Joseph Torbey  -  July 1, 2017
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The General Assembly of Members was held on June 30th, 2017 at ABL premises at noon. Dr. Joseph Torbey, Chairman of the Board, enumerated the achievements of the Board; the 2016 Annual report was also discussed and approved. The independent auditors report for that same period was also approved by the General Assembly of Members. The current Board was granted clearance and the 2018 draft budget was discussed and decided upon.

Afterwards, the General Assembly elected a new board of directors of 12 members for a period of two years. Candidates who won are the following:

1-  Nadim Kassar

FRANSABANK S.A.L.

2-   Saad Azhari

BLOM BANK S.A.L.

3-   Abdel Razzak Achour

FENICIA BANK S.A.L.

4-   Semaan Bassil

BYBLOS BANK S.A.L.

5-   Antoun Sehnaoui

SOCIETE GENERALE DE BANQUE S.A.L.

6-   Mohammed Hariri

BANKMED S.A.L.

7-   Walid Raphaël

BANQUE LIBANO-FRANCAISE S.A.L.

8-   Ghassan Assaf

BBAC S.A.L.

9-   Tanal Sabbah

LEBANESE SWISS BANK S.A.L.

10-  Joseph Torbey

CREDIT LIBANAIS S.A.L.

11-  Freddie Baz

BANK AUDI sal

12-  Salim Sfeir

BANK OF BEIRUT S.A.L.

Following the announcement of the twelve winning candidates, the new Board elected the Bureau of the Board as follows:

Chairman: Dr. Joseph Torbey
Vice Chairman: Mr. Saad Azhari
Secretary: Mr. Walid Raphaël
Treasurer: Dr. Tanal Sabbah

Following the election of the Board of Directors Bureau, the newly elected President Dr. Joseph Torbey thanked the members of the Board for the trust they placed in him and stated that the Association is a fundamental element of the Lebanese economic bodies and represents a vital sector that carries out an active and effective role in supporting the national economy in both public and private sectors, and stressing the continued close cooperation with the monetary authorities, especially in this delicate phase experienced by the region, and in the rapid developments in the financial and banking situation in neighboring countries, and the need to support the maintaining monetary stability pursued by the central bank's policy, at home, and the follow-up communication and cooperation with regional and international financial authorities, abroad.


 
 
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