Marwan Kheireddine Recap

Marwan Kheireddine Reflects On Role In Lebanon’s Economy

Marwan Kheireddine is a Lebanese serial entrepreneur who has played a big part in his country’s economy. From 2011 to 2014, he was the Lebanon government’s Minister of State. He’s been with Al Mawarid Bank s.a.l. since 1992 and has served in a number of leadership positions.

While acting as the Minister of State, he served on several ministerial committees. Marwan Kheireddine played a central part on these committees as he applied his knowledge about economic, fiscal and financial matters. He created the National Social and Economic Action Plan. This plan was designed to eliminate challenges people and businesses face in Lebanon’s economy. He also led the Improving the Business Environment in Lebanon Committee, which modernized the country’s investment laws.

He strongly believes that the way to support economic growth is to empower the private sector. To this end, he helped create the BDL Intermediary Circular 331. This is a regulation that promotes sustainable economic growth in Lebanon by helping people start businesses. Because of this regulation, Lebanese banks have invested in tech startups, venture capital funds and startup incubators.

Marwan Kheireddine has created many companies across a wide array of industries over the past 30 years. He brought Virgin Megastore franchises to Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. From 1994 to 1999, he was on the board of the ‘Beirut Stock Exchange.’ He served as the financial advisor to the chairman of the board. Other positions he held include finance officer, education officer and chapter chair.

He attended Richmond University in the UK and earned a degree in business administration. Marwan Kheireddine also has an MBA that he earned at Columbia Business School in New York City. See full profile at