The Euromoney Lebanon Conference 2017

Freddie Baz

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Group Strategy Director

Bank Audi

Freddie Baz joined Bank Audi in 1991 as adviser to the chairman and founded the Secretariat for Planning and Development at the Bank. As group strategy director, he is now responsible for the development of the group strategy and for its oversight and communication, internally and externally. In addition to his duties as group strategy director, Freddie Baz held the position of group chief financial officer from 2006 to 2015. In June 2015, Freddie Baz was appointed vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Audi sal and Bank Audi’s representative on the Board of Directors of the Association of Banks in Lebanon. He is also the chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Audi France sa, a fully owned subsidiary of Bank Audi, and a member of the Board of Directors of several affiliates of Bank Audi. Furthermore, he is the general manager of Bankdata Financial Services WLL which publishes Bilanbanques, the only reference in Lebanon that provides an extensive structural analysis of all banks located in Lebanon, in addition to other specialised periodicals and reports. Dr Freddie Baz is also the author of several publications and articles, and a permanent lecturer in Arab and international academic and professional conferences.  Dr Freddie Baz holds a State PhD degree in Economics from the University of Paris I (Panthéon – Sorbonne).

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