Saad Azhari
Saad Azhari

Chairman and General Manager
BLOM Bank

Mr. Saad Azhari has been the Chairman of BLOM Bank since 2008, after having been the Vice Chairman and General Manager of BLOM Bank between 2001 and 2007. Mr Azhari also assumes several functions on the board of directors of BLOM Bank Group’s entities. He is, in addition, the vice president of the Association of Banks in Lebanon since 2001. He joined BLOM Bank (Switzerland) in 1991, and was appointed its general manager in 1997 and its chairman in 2001. He worked from 1986 to 1991 in PBZ Privatbank, an affiliate of UBS Group in Zurich, where he was promoted to run, from Zurich, the Bank’s operations in the Middle East and in its Hong Kong offices. Mr. Azhari obtained a masters degree in Computer Engineering, and afterwards an MBA from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in the US.