Marwan Kheireddine Helps to Promote Tech Startups in Lebanon
Marwan Kheireddine, Chairman & General Manager of AM Bank, has long been a proponent of promoting economic growth through the private sector. Kheireddine played a pivotal role in creating Banque du Liban Circular 331. This circular helped to incentivize banks into investing in tech startups and incubators.
Throughout his time at AM Bank, Marwan Kheireddine has been involved with a wide range of financial decisions. He has been engaged in everything from protecting Lebanon’s banking sector to helping to strengthen international laws. Kheireddine also took part in forming the National Social and Economic Action Plan, which addressed unique economic challenges in Lebanon. The Banque du Liban Circular 331 is a regulation designed to create sustainable growth through financing entrepreneurs and help banks with investing in startups and venture capital funds in the knowledge sector. It’s part of AM Bank’s “YOUTHinc” program.
Kheireddine has also founded business in a variety of industries in Lebanon including Virgin Megastore franchises. Before becoming the CEO of AM Bank, Marwan Kheireddine served as the Minister of State in the Lebanese Government. Kheireddine was also a lecturer at the American University of Beirut and has served on a number of advisory boards and trustees in Beirut. Kheireddine received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Richmond University in the United Kingdom as well as an MBA from New York’s Columbia Business School.