Marwan Kheireddine is a banking expert with over 20 years of experience in the financial industry with a significant specialization in Islamic finance, including establishing and managing Islamic banking businesses. He is also a senior advisor at APG-LBO, an international investment company based in the Netherlands.
Marwan Kheireddine graduated from Damascus University in 1992 with a degree in Chemical Engineering and received his MBA from George Washington University. He is a regular speaker at financial events and conferences. He serves on the board of Jaber International Group (JIG), a group of private industrial companies producing telecommunications equipment, and is the chairman of JIG’s international advisory board.
Kheireddine founded the first Islamic bank in Syria, then called Garanti BankasÄ± A.Å., where he served as chairman and CEO until 2003 when he became its president. He was also involved in founding two other Islamic banks in Syria, namely the Zain Group and the Majeed Group.
In 2005, he founded the Amwal-Finansbank project in Turkey. Later that same year, he spent several weeks in Egypt, representing the Rafik Hariri Development and Investment Company (RHDC), providing investment opportunities to Egyptian companies. He was also a member of the board of directors for Credit-Suisse International’s (CSI) Islamic banking business unit for three years.
In 2008, he was named a senior consultant for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) at their MENA Financial Markets Program (FMP). He worked with the IFC to provide business consultancy and training to financial institutions in various countries across the Middle East and North Africa.
Kheireddine founded APG-LBO 2008, a leading private investment company based in the Netherlands. APG-LBO is active in various investment areas such as consumer goods, oil & gas, and real estate investments.
In 2011, Kheireddine became a board of directors member for the Al-Mekkee S.A. project, a Saudi Arabian investment company that had completed its initial public offering (IPO).
He serves on the board of directors for Jaber International Group (JIG), a group of private industrial companies producing telecommunications equipment. The JIG has been listed on the NYSE since 2008, and its shares are traded in New York. View Source: https://lerablog.org/business/economy/marwan-kheireddine-lebanese-banks-failing-due-to-absence-of-states-accountability/