The syndicate’s Board of Directors is elected every 2 years at the syndicate’s Annual General Assembly and comprises a president, a vice-president, a secretary, a treasurer and 8 board members.

There is a quorum of the Board of Directors if at least half of the Board members plus one is present at a board meeting. Decisions are taken by a simple majority and, in the event of a tied vote; the President shall have the casting vote.

The actual LIBS Board was elected in August 2017 and serves for a two-year term.

The Board of Directors of LIBS consists of 12 Members.

Actual Board

Elias Chedid Hanna

Elias Chedid Hanna

President
  • President of LIBS since 2015.
  • LIBS Board member since 2001.
  • Holds an MA in International Relations and Diplomacy and a BS in Actuarial Science and Insurance.
  • Vice President of the FMBA (La Fédération Méditerranéenne des Brokers en Assurances).
  • Official representative of the Lebanese Market at BIPAR (European Federation of Insurance Intermediaries).
  • Founder and Member of the AIBL (Arab Insurance Broker League).
  • Managing Director of ACAIR sarl Insurance Consultancy and Risk assessment in Lebanon.
  • Managing Director of ZENITH Insurance Services L.L.C in the Sultanate of Oman.
  • Member of the National Insurance Board of Lebanon..
Antoine Obeid

Antoine Obeid

Vice President
  • Vice President of LIBS since 2017.
  • LIBS Board member since 2013.
  • Founder and General Manager at Business Insurance Group sarl -BIG established in 2003.
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in “Institut Supérieur des Sciences de l'Assurance-“Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth – USJ”.
  • With over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry Antoine began his career as a claims manger until he established his own company.
Cyril Azar

Cyril Azar

Secretary
  • Secretary at LIBS since 2015.
  • LIBS Board Member since 2011.
  • Chairman and General Manager of Gibbons sal.
  • Worked previously at Bankers Assurance as Business development Manager.
  • Holds a degree in International Management from Franklin University- Switzerland.
  • Holds a Diploma in Mediation from Université St. Joseph.
Nadim El Hajj

Nadim El Hajj

Treasurer
  • Treasurer at LIBS since 2013.
  • LIBS Board member since 2011.
  • Founder and Managing Director of Insurance Management Solutions sarl-IMS since 2004.
  • In the insurance broking business for over 25 years having worked at F.I.T. International sal since 1993.
  • Holds a BA in Business administration from USEK and BA in Insurance from USJ.
Issam Hitti (Past President)

Issam Hitti (Past President)

Board Member
  • Board member of LIBS – Former President.
  • LIBS Board member since 1999.
  • Holds of a Bachelor degree in Accounting and auditing, and a Diploma in Insurance studies, with over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry.
  • Board member of FMBA (La Fédération Méditerranéenne des Brokers en Assurances).
  • Managing director of IMG- Insurance Management Group ltd, Insurance brokerage firm.
  • Managing director of MedAssist sarl-Healthcare management company.
Talal Ounsi

Talal Ounsi

Secretary of Media, Publishing, & Documentation
  • Secretary of Media, Publishing, & Documentation at LIBS since 2017.
  • LIBS Board member since 2011.
  • Founder – CEO at Royal Insurance Consultants sal – Lebanon (1993-Present).
  • Executive Board Member / Shareholder at AGT Group – Poland (2017-Present).
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  • Master in Law Faculty of Law / La Sagesse University - Lebanon
  • Master in Money & Banking Institute of Finance / American University of Beirut -Lebanon
  • BS Management Faculty of Management / State University of New York – USA
  • DEUG Economics Faculty of Economics / Montpellier University - France
Sylvia El Khoury El Hajj

Sylvia El Khoury El Hajj

Secretary of Public Relations
  • Secretary of Public Relations at LIBS since 2017.
  • LIBS Board member since 2015.
  • USJ graduate with a BA in Insurance Studies, has been working in the insurance field for 25 years.
  • Since 2005 till present, Managing Director of BIS sarl (Brokerage Insurance Services) and an Insurance Consultant for different multinational institutions.
Nicolas Sioufi

Nicolas Sioufi

Board Member
  • LIBS Board Member since 2017.
  • Holds a diploma in insurance studies from Université St. joseph USJ - Beirut and has attended several conferences and training seminars in the field of insurance and management.
  • Co-owner of Societe Michel Sioufi & Co. sal- An insurance brokerage company established since 1954 by the founder Michel Sioufi
  • Has more than 25 years of extensive experience in the field of insurance.
  • Worked for several years at AXA Insurance company till the year 2015 and has held several positions last of which was the position of Chief Marketing Officer and member of the Executive Committee.
Hany Boustany

Hany Boustany

Secretary of Professional Affairs
  • Secretary of Professional Affairs at LIBS since 2017.
  • LIBS Board member since 2015.
  • Holds a Degree in Computer Sciences.
  • Owner of BOUSTANY GROUP INSURANCE
  • More than 28 years’ experience in the Insurance Broking Business.
Elia Haddad

Elia Haddad

Board Member
  • LIBS Board Member since 2015.
  • General Manager of Holland Insurance Group sal.
  • Holds a Master of Civil Engineering from the Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) as well as different Dutch and English (CII) Insurance Certificates/Diplomas.
  • Has 25 years of experience in the insurance brokerage business, 18 of which are in the highly regulated Dutch Market.
Paul Kabbouche

Paul Kabbouche

Board Member
  • LIBS Board Member since 2015.
  • Holds of a Master Degree in Economy from Université St. Joseph -USJ.
  • In the insurance business since 1992.
  • Founder and General Manager at Lighthouse Insurance Advisors sal in 2011.
Elias Farah

Elias Farah

Board Member
  • LIBS Board member since 2017.
  • Founder and General Manager at Umbrella Care SAL. Before starting the business in 2010, Elias worked in the financial markets in London, Distribution in Gabon, and at Bankers Assurance in Lebanon. His work across continents and sectors has led to Umbrella Care’s success in this challenging market.
  • Holds CII Diploma, and a BA Hons degree from London

Previous Boards

Year President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member
1993-1995 Nabil Youness Mounir Noujeim Elie Abi Aad Fady Romanos Ramzi Abdel Khalek Atef Akl Fateh Bekdache Michel Felfli Jihad Kabarra Mahmoud Kanso Alec Sader Elie Ziadé

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