Board of Directors

Mr. Amr AZHARI - Chairman & General Manager
Mr. Saad AZHARI - Member
Mr. Marwan JAROUDI - Member
Mr. Karim BAALBAKI - Member
Mr. Nicolas SAADE - Member
Mr. Habib RAHAL - Representing BLOM BANK S.A.L

General Management

Mr. Amr AZHARI - Chairman & General Manager
Mr. Mouataz NATAFJI - General Manager

Mrs. Rania DERIAN - Sharia Internal Audit Manager
Mr. Habib EL HAJJAR - Credit & Retail Manager
Mr. Ibrahim EL KHALIL - Organizational Management Manager
Mr. Mazen EL KOUCH - Central Operations Manager
Mrs. Nora Yassine DAROUB - Acting Finance Manager
Mr. Ziad HABLI - Internal Audit Manager
Mr. Tarek HOUSSAMI - Main Branch Manager
Mr. Kamil KASSIR - Tripoli Branch Manager
Mrs. Mona KOTOB - Saida Branch Manager



BLOM DEVELOPMENT BANK (BDB) is a full-fledged Islamic bank that was established in February 2006 and became operational in March 2007. BDB carries out its banking practices in compliance with the provision of the Islamic Sharia and pursuant to the instructions and regulations of the Lebanese Central Bank (Bank du Liban). BDB also abides by the rules of its Sharia Board that consists of three prominent Sharia scholars: Sheikh Dr Abdel Sattar Abou Ghudda, Sheikh Amin el Kurdi and Sheikh Houssein el Kheshen.

BLOM DEVELOPMENT BANK offers a complete range of Islamic banking services:

  • Deposit accounts: Current account, Investment accounts ( Restricted and Unrestricted)
  • Trade finance services :
    - Import Letter of Credit:
    Standard L/C (Without client financing)
    Murabaha L/C (With client financing)
    Wakala L/C (Hybrid L/C with client financing)
    - Export Letter of credit.
    - Bills for collection - import (B/C):
    Standard B/C (Without client financing)
    Murabaha B/C (With client financing)
  • - Bills for collection - export
    - Letters of guarantee.
    - Wakala: To back up your purchase needs when the deliverables are deferred in time.
  • Fixed assets: durable goods and SME financing.
  • Investment banking: Sharia compliant investment vehicles.
  • Takaful insurance: for Cars, Industries, and bankTakaful for family.
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