Marwan Kheireddine is a Lebanese entrepreneur who was born in Beirut but decided to make his home in Dubai. Since then, he has been involved with the global startup ecosystem and has been able to share some valuable advice on making a successful business at a young age. He is currently the CEO of Marwan Kheireddine AM Bank, one of Lebanon’s leading private banks. It invests heavily in its youth through its educational facilities, employment programs, and entrepreneurial workshops.
Marwan Kheireddine AM Bank was founded in 2013 by Lebanese businessman Marwan Kheireddine, the CEO of the bank, alongside other executives. The bank’s primary focus is providing financing and banking services to businesses and entrepreneurs. The bank also invests in its youth through educational facilities, employment programs, and entrepreneurial workshops. It currently has eight branches around Lebanon and a branch in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
On the 28th of June 2014, Kheireddine introduced AM Bank’s AMVAT Card, a credit card that allows business owners to get credit card-like repayment treatments.
Marwan Kheireddine is an investor in cultural ventures like Beirut Local and Studio ARA. The Lebanese American University (LAU) was founded by Marwan Kheireddine and educates students in Lebanon and across the world, including Dubai, New York City, London, and more, for free. Mr. Kheireddine is also a leading figure in the Lebanese community, working on projects like Beirut Local and Studio ARA.
Marwan Kheireddine has also been involved in charitable initiatives benefiting his community.
In 2010, Kheireddine established Marwan Kheireddine Foundation for Development Agency (MKSFA), responsible for supporting Lebanon’s youth through vocational programs, educational funding, and social entrepreneurship support. The foundation aims to empower the youth through technical and vocational education.
The MKSF has five branches focusing on job placement, health and safety programs, educational support services, and social entrepreneurship ventures. Most of MKSF’s funding comes from the private sector, with donations, sponsorships, and public financing coming in at a close second. Marwan Kheireddine also controls an exhibition dedicated to young entrepreneurs in Lebanon called “Mapuos”.