Jocelyne Chahwan

Deputy General Manager- Head of Retail Banking Blom Bank Lebanon

Deputy General Manager of BLOM BANK S.A.L.
Head of Retail Banking at BLOM BANK S.A.L.

- Board Member of AROPE INSURANCE S.A.L. starting April 2019
- Member of VISA CEMEA Business Council
- Member of VISA CEMEA Security Summit and Risk Executive
- Member of the Board Digital Committee of BLOM BANK S.A.L. starting June 2018

Mrs. Jocelyne CHAHWAN, born in 1965, started her banking career in 1990 at the Bank of Montreal in Montreal where she was promoted several times until she reached the title of Manager/Investment Services.

In March 1996, she joined BLOM BANK S.A.L. in Beirut and became the Head of the Training & Development Department. In 1999, she moved to Retail Banking as Head of the Marketing Division.

In 2009, she was promoted to the position of Deputy Head of Retail Banking.

In October 2011, she became the first Lebanese Banker on VISA’s advisory council for the Levant, and is now part of the VISA CEMEA Business Council.

In December 2011, she was promoted to Assistant General Manager and in July 2013, she was appointed as Head of Retail Banking.

In 2017, she became a member of VISA CEMEA Security Summit and Risk Executive.

In June 2018, she was promoted to Deputy General Manager and in April 2019 she became a Board Member of AROPE INSURANCE S.A.L.

Mrs. Jocelyne CHAHWAN holds a Master of Business Administration from Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA).

Mrs. Chahwan was awarded the Retail Financial Services Person of the Year in the Middle East and Africa - 2018 by The Asian Banker in recognition of her dynamic leadership in presiding over one of the fastest growing and strongest retail banks in the region