Corporate Governance

Management Team

  • Mr. Mohamad Bashar El Zein

    Mr. Mohamad Bashar El Zein

    Mr. Mohamad El Zein has been the Chairman and the General Manager of BCN from mid-2013 till 2015 and from 2016 till present.
    In that time, he has overseen the continued growth of BCN and has established the Bank as a quality provider of personalized and tailored banking services. Prior to joining BCN, Mr. El Zein was the Senior Vice President of Evenflo Products Company in Dayton, Ohio from 1982 till 2011. Mr. El Zein attended the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York where he received his M.B.A. in International Finance in 1980.
  • Mr. Anis Naamani

    Mr. Anis Naamani

    Mr. Anis Naamani has been a DGM (Deputy General Manager) at BCN since 2011.
    He is an established banker who started his career by joining an affiliate of Citibank in 1977. He then moved to various commercial banks and financial institutions where he assumed several executive and senior managerial positions. From 1985 to 1991, he held managerial posts at Tetrad Group Saudi Arabia, as well as at Thomson McKinnon Futures Ltd. and at Jordan International Bank in London. In 1991, he became Division Head and Assistant General Manager of Banque de la Mediterranée in Lebanon and in 1998 he co-founded Ark Financial Group and the United Bank of Lebanon, where he also served as a DGM. In 2001, he joined the Saudi Lebanese Bank where he was a DGM until 2006. From 2006 to 2007, he was the COO of Al Rayan Investment Company in Abu Dhabi and from 2007 to 2010, the DGM of Middle East & Africa Bank in Lebanon. Mr. Naamani is also a part-time lecturer at the University of Sciences and Arts in Lebanon. He graduated from the American University of Beirut with a B.B.A and an M.B.A in 1975 and in 1984 respectively.
  • Mr. Ziad Sabban

    Mr. Ziad Sabban

    Mr. Ziad Sabban has been a DGM (Deputy General Manager) at BCN since 2010.
    Between 2008 and 2010, he was the Group Treasurer of Medgulf in Lebanon. Previously, he has worked in private banking as a Senior Relationship Manager at Banque BEMO before assuming the role of Head of GCC Institutional Sales at BEMO-Oddo Investment Firm in Lebanon. He was also the Head of Operations at the Saudi National Commercial Bank from 1999 to 2005 where he started his professional career. Mr. Sabban received his B.B.A from the Lebanese American University in 1997, and in 2002 received his M.S in Finance from the American University of Science and Technology in Beirut.
  • Mr. Refaat Ghreizi

    Mr. Refaat Ghreizi