Jocelyne Chahwan

Deputy CEO - Head of Retail Banking Blom Bank Lebanon

Board Member of AROPE INSURANCE S.A.L.
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.
Member of the Board Business Development and Distribution Committee of AROPE INSURANCE S.A.L.
Board Member of LAU Business Council
Board Member of Lebanon Seed Fund

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 a Member 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. In August 2020, she was assigned the role of Deputy CEO.

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.

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

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