Corporate Governance Conference & Certification Ceremony October 2, 2019
October 2nd, 2019 marked the 3rd successful Corporate Governance Conference on Lebanon’s Stock Markets and the Corporate Governance Implications on SME’s Listing at Le Gray Hotel organized by Tamayyaz/EIGL and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Mr. Elie Aoun (Chairman of Tamayyaz), Mr. Badri El Meouchi (CEO of the Excellence In Governance Lebanon, Division of Tamayyaz) and Mr. Saad Sabrah (Country Head, International Finance Corporation) were on hand to open the conference with welcoming remarks.
A special announcement followed by Mr. Samir Heneine (Co-Founder & Co-Chair of CDA Liban & Operating Partner at TrisPan LLP – London) to launch the ‘Cercle des Administrateurs’, Liban which is the first Lebanese Association allowing engaged Corporate Directors and Board Members to meet and exchange best practices in Corporate Governance.
The event also featured a key-note speech by Dr. Zeina Zeidan (Chair of the Board of Royal Financials) who tackled the role of Governance and the importance of Capital Markets.
Stimulating discussions took place between the panelists Mr. Yehia El Husseiny (CG Officer at IFC), Mr. Firas Safieddine (Vice-Chair of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA)), Dr. Fouad Zmokhol (President of RDCL World and CEO of Zimco Group), Ms. Heba El Serafi – Assistant Chairman for Disclosure & Disclosure Sector Supervisor at Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX)) and Dr. Josiane Fahed-Sreih (Founder and Director of the Institute of Family and Entrepreneurial Business at LAU) addressing Lebanon’s Stock Markets and the Corporate Governance Implications on SME’s Listing.
The event was concluded with the certification ceremony during which 15 newly certified Corporate Directors were announced.