Mr. Samir N. Hanna
Board Member since April 2006


Mr. Samir Hanna joined Bank Audi sal in January 1963. He held several managerial & executive positions across various departments in Bank Audi sal and was appointed General Manager in 1986 and a member of its Board of Directors in 1990. In the early 1990s, he initiated and managed the restructuring and expansion strategy of Bank Audi sal, transforming it into a strong banking powerhouse offering universal banking products and services including Corporate, Commercial, Retail, Investment and Private Banking. He grew the Bank to its current position as the largest bank in Lebanon (and among the top 20 Arab banking groups), with presence in 13 countries, with consolidated assets exceeding USD 36 billion, consolidated deposits exceeding USD 31 billion, and group staff headcount exceeding 6,000 employees.
Mr. Samir Hanna is also the Chairman of Odeabank A.Ş. in Turkey and a member of the Board of Directors of several affiliates of Bank Audi Group. He currently serves as the Group Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of its Group Executive Committee, and heads all aspects of the Bank’s Executive Management.