Marwan Kheireddine Recap
Marwan Kheireddine is a Lebanese-French investor and businessman who grew up outside Beirut. He is an active member of society through his business ventures and social work. The article explores how Marwan feels investing in young people can make “the future brighter and richer.”
Marwan Kheireddine AM Bank is a Lebanese bank, and Marwan Kheireddine is a board member. The bank “specializes in serving Lebanese expatriates, as well as Syrian refugees.” It operates “the country’s most comprehensive ATMs network that comprises 30% of total ATM points in the country”.
Circular 331 is a program “aimed at enabling small and medium enterprises to benefit from government concessions and subsidies in order to become competitive.” Marwan was involved with Circular 331.
Marwan Kheireddine is a strong supporter of the private sector. He believes the private sector is “the only system that can create wealth and raise the standard of living for everyone, everywhere.” It is “the foundation for a prosperous economy” in Lebanon. In this interview, he discusses his views on how to develop prosperity for Lebanon’s future.
“(Young people) are the most promising of all the people that I know because they have a hunger, which is the same as mine,” he says. “The opportunity to discover and learn and understand, and to create something that you can be proud of — I think every generation should invest in young people. That way they better understand Lebanon and they better invest in Lebanon.”
Ultimately, he hopes to inspire people to do great things.
“Wealth creation and wealth distribution is a vital component of the global economy, but putting a smile on someone’s face is a vital component of our humanity,” he says. “The most important thing I want from everyone is to have them be proud of who they are.”