Board members 2017-2019
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

Cyril Azar

President
  • President of LIBS since 2019.
  • General Secretary of LIBS from 2015 till 2019.
  • LIBS Board member since 2011.
  • Holds a degree in International Management from Franklin University- Switzerland.
  • Holds a Diploma in Mediation from Université St. Joseph.
  • Chairman and General Manager of Gibbons sal.
  • Worked previously at Bankers Assurance as Business development Manager.

Antoine Obeid

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

Talal Ounsi

General Secretary
  • General Secretary of LIBS since 2019.
  • LIBS Board member since 2011.
  • 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
  • Founder – CEO at Royal Insurance Consultants sal – Lebanon (1993-Present).
  • Executive Board Member / Shareholder at AGT Group – Poland (2017-Present).
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Nadim El Hajj

Treasurer
  • Treasurer at LIBS since 2013.
  • LIBS Board member since 2011.
  • Holds a BA in Business administration from USEK and BA in Insurance from USJ.
  • 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.

Elias Farah

Secretary of Media, Publishing, and Documentation
  • Secretary of Media, Publishing, & Documentation at LIBS since 2019.
  • LIBS Board member since 2017.
  • Holds CII Diploma, from Chartered Insurance Institute.
  • BA Hons degree from Regents Business School – London.
  • 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.

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.

Elia Haddad

Secretary of Professional Affairs
  • Secretary of Professional Affairs at LIBS since 2019.
  • LIBS Board Member since 2015.
  • 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.
  • General Manager of Holland Insurance Group sal.

Issam Hitti (Former 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.

Eliad Chedid Hanna (Former President)

Board Member
  • Board member of LIBS - Former President.
  • 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.

Nicolas Sioufi

Board Member
  • Board Member of LIBS.
  • 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.

Tanios Daccache

Board Member
  • Board Member of LIBS.
  • LIBS Board Member since 2019.
  • Holds a Business Management Diploma.
  • CEO and General manager at DACCACHE INSURANCE CONSULTANT AND BROKERAGE since 2010.
  • Insurance agent from 1990 till 2010.
  • Ghassan Sayegh

    Board Member
  • Board Member of LIBS.
  • LIBS Board Member since 2019.
  • Holds an MBA in General Management of Commercial & Industrial Companies.
  • CEO and General Manager of Procover SARL since 2011.
  • Insurance Agent from 1995 Till 2011.
  • Worked previously as CFO for many Multinational Companies.
  • Previous Board

    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
    From Left To Right: Ramzi Abdel Khalek- Alec Sader - Mahmoud Kanso - Fateh Bekdache - Elie Ziadé – Michel Felfly – Fady Romanos- Saad Aoun-Nabil Younes - Mounir Njeim – Representative from the Ministry of labor - Elie Abi Aad - Jihad Kabbara -Atef Akl

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