About ABANA

Leadership

ABANA is led by a rotating, twenty-person board of directors. Each year, ABANA members elect approximately one-third of the Board, whose members serve terms of three years.

ABANA members are encouraged to submit nominations for new directors by emailing [email protected]

Directors & Officers

Lotfi Karoui

Lotfi Karoui
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs & Co.

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Mahmoud Salem

Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, Depositary Receipts
BNY Mellon

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Past Presidents

Dr. Amer Bisat

2012-14

Omar Wohabe

2010-12

Wa’el N. Chehab

2009

Laura Osman

2006-08

Samer S. Khanachet

2003-05

Dr. Hani K. Findakly

2000-02

Antranig R. Sarkissian

1997-99

Isam Salah, Esq.

1995-96

Monir Barakat

1993-94

Camille A. Chebeir

1992

Issa N. Baconi

1990-91

Taher D. Makkiyah

1988-89

Talat M. Othman

1985-86

Fakhruddin Khalil

1983-84, 1987
Founding President