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Date(s) - 19/06/2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am

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• After obtaining his engineering degree from the Ecole Polytechnique, Salim ddé obtained an MS Chemical Engineering from MIT, then an MBA from the University of
Chicago, specialization in Finance (futures and options markets on financial instruments).
• In 1981, he was a Process Engineer at ELF AQUITAINE (Donges, France) and took part in the design and production of energy saving control software as well as the start-up of a distillation unit and staff training. .
• In 1985 he was “Associate Consultant” at BOOZ, ALLEN & amp; HAMILTON in Jeddah where he participated in studies of the organization of industrial cities and
banks, and setting up computerized management systems.
• In 1986 he co-founded MUREX S.A., of which he is one of the directors until today.
Murex is an IT company (2,200 employees in May 2019 including 950 in Paris and 650 in Beirut, € 550 million in turnover) specializing in the supply of software for banking and trading rooms
financial institutions around the world (main offices in Beirut, Paris, Singapore, New York, Dublin, Tokyo, Beijing, Luxembourg, Sydney).
He is the founder of the MIM MUSEUM in Beirut (2012), a museum of Mineralogy and Paleontology focused on pedagogy and interactivity in three languages ​​(Arabic,
French English). The “mim” is considered today to be one of the main mineralogical collections in the world. Its Paleontology section specializing in the Lebanese Cenomanian offers some of the most beautiful samples known for this period.

• Former student of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Mines de Paris, Bechara Raad, started his professional career in 1983 at CGI as an onsultant.
In 1988, he co-founder of Valoris, an IT consulting and services company specializing in Business Intelligence and CRM. Valoris quickly achieved a recognized position of leader in CRM consulting in France with a turnover of over € 100 million in 2001. In 2004, following the sale of Valoris to Sopra, he joined the management committee of Sopra for 18 months. With Jean de Lasa and Pierre Sarrola, he created and developed EI-Capital in 2006, then EI-Technologies from early 2008.
EI-Technologies is a pure digital player, leader in France of salesforce.com, which has a specialized offer of consulting, EI-Management, implementation of solutions, EI-Technologies and training, EI-Institut, addressing three areas enterprises :
• Digital Client (Social Network, e-Commerce, Marketing, CRM, Customer Support),
• Digital employee (Demat, GED, Collaborative, Social networks): a consulting offer, and a unique expertise on Office 365,
• Digital CIO: Consulting in digital transformation and IS performance.
• Experience on large-scale projects and a talent pool with highly qualified niche expertise are our great assets. EI-Technologies is also a competitive “nearshore” offer from Lebanon and a unique presence in the Middle East from Dubai.

• Associate lawyer at Enthémis, intervenes in the field of business law.
• After studying in Lebanon at Notre-Dame de Jamhour college, he continued his higher education in France. He graduated from the DEA in Private Law from Paris I,
of the Specialized Masters in Technology and Management from the Ecole Centrale de Paris, the DESS in Foreign Trade of Paris II and the Institute of Political Studies of Paris. He works in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, contractual relations, financing, distribution and real estate transactions, for clients made up of industrial or service companies, banks as well as for investment funds. Michel Ferrand also intervenes in commercial litigation as well as in the law of inheritance in complex litigation.
• Michel Ferrand has taught “Law and Ethics” and “Corporate Governance” courses as part of the MBA at the Canadian University of Concordia. He is also a speaker at seminars concerning, in particular, the drafting of liability guarantees or the criminal liability of directors. He is also a lecturer at the Paris Bar Training School and has already been published. He works in both French and English and has a good command of Arabic.