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Banker

Riad Joseph Salameh, Lebanese banker. Recipient St. Sylvester medal Pope John Paul II, 1988. Board directors Caritas Liban, Beirut, 1990-1992; board directors, advisor Bank of Kuwait and the Arab World SAL, Beirut, 1990-1992; advisor to chairman Lebanese Canada Bank, Beirut, 2002-2003; executive committee member Supreme Greek Catholic Council, Beirut, 1986-2002; vice president Caritas, Lebanon, 2003-2007.

Background

Salameh, Riad Joseph was born on September 5, 1935 in Baalbeck, Bekaa, Lebanon. Son of Joseph Fadlallah Salameh and Eugenie Antoine Khoury.

Education

Bachelor, American University, Beirut, 1956. Master of Arts, American University, Beirut, 1958.

Career

Resident vice president, Middle East and North Africa Regional Office Citibank, Athens, Greece, 1969—1979. Managing director Metropolitan Bank, Beirut, 1979-1981. Assistant general manager Byblos Bank, 1981-1986.

Vice chairman, general manager Adcom Bank, 1987-1988. Chairman, general manager Banque du Credit Populaire, 1989-1991. Vice chairman, general manager Al-Moughtareb Bank, 1992-1998.

Membership

Board directors Caritas Liban, Beirut, 1990-1992. Board directors, advisor Bank of Kuwait and the Arab World SAL, Beirut, 1990-1992. Advisor to chairman Lebanese Canada Bank, Beirut, 2002-2003.

Executive committee member Supreme Greek Catholic Council, Beirut, 1986-2002. Vice president Caritas, Lebanon, 2003-2007.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, editing, traveling, photography.

Connections

Married Hoda Rafik Nassif, April 26, 1969. Children: Jihad, Amani, Rim.

father:
Joseph Fadlallah Salameh

mother:
Eugenie Antoine Khoury

spouse:
Hoda Rafik Nassif

child:
Jihad Salameh

child:
Amani Salameh

child:
Rim Salameh