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Suliman S. Olayan School of Business

The Suliman S. Olayan School of Business is managed by the dean, associate deans, track conveners, program directors and the professional administrators of the school.Track conveners report directly to the dean of the school. The school is guided by the Middle East Advisory Board, a board composed of accomplished regional thought leaders and trendsetters in business. The dean’s Advisory Committee is an elected body as per AUB’s faculty bylaws.

OSB is organized into the functional equivalent of multi-disciplinary departments, referred to as “tracks.” While each track has its distinct identity and designated faculty members, a track is markedly different from a department; it allows for multiple faculty membership, offers fertile soil for cross-disciplinary synergy and facilitates faculty cooperation.

The school has three tracks, each encompassing a cluster of distinct academic business disciplines and headed by a track convener:

  • Finance, Accounting and Managerial Economics (FAME)
    Concentrations: Finance and Accounting
  • Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship (MM&E)
    Concentrations: Management and Marketing
  • Business Information and Decision Systems (BIDS)
    Concentration: Information and Decision Systems


School’s Administrators
Steve Harvey Dean
Charlotte Karam Associate Dean for Programs
Dima Jamali Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development
Yusuf Sidani Convener MME Track
Said El Fakhani Convener FAME Track
Krzysztof Fleszar Convener BIDS Track


Professional Administrators
Rasha Bohsali Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives
Georges Akkaoui Director of Continuous Improvement
Haitham Khoury Director of Career Management Services
Rima Arabi Financial Manager
Dania El-Ashi Faculty IT Manager
Nada Khalidy-Kouzi Facilities and Events Coordinator
Kintija Eigmina-Chemali​Communications and Marketing Manager


Program Directors and Coordinators
Antoine Sabbagh Executive Director of the Undergraduate Program
Maya El Helou Director of Graduate Programs
Beverly Metcalfe Coordinator of the MHRM Program
Yassar Nasser Academic Director of the MBA and EMBA Programs
Henry Azzam Coordinator of the MFIN Program
Laith Dajani Executive Director of Executive Education
Fida Kanaan Director of Executive Education


Centers and Initiatives Directors
Bijan Azad Director, Darwazah Center for Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
​Rasha El Hassan​Director of the Rami Makhzoumi Initiative in Corporate Governance


Layan Sarkis Administrative Affairs Coordinator
Aya Sheaib Executive Secretary to the Dean
Caroline Jreij Academic Affairs Coordinator
Carla Hage Administrative Secretary
Farah Ismail Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Carol Baddoura Career Management Services Coordinator
Nour Chaccour Administrative Assistant, Graduate Programs
Sally Afra Project Manager, Executive Education
Hanaa Mounzer Administrative Assistant, EMBA
Mazen Hodeib Social Media Community Officer
​Jessica JabrDarwazah Center Coordinator
Lara Yahfoufi Data Analyst
Abir Sinno Trading Room Administrator
Hadi Bu Kamel Messenger
Bilal Kabbani Junior Clerk
Mohamad-Zakaria Mneimneh ​Building Attendant


Middle East Advisory Board
Diraar Y. Alghanim Chairman, Alghanim International Corp. WLL | Kuwait
Rachid Al Miraj Governor, Central Bank of Bahrain | Bahrain
Sabah AlMoayyed Managing Partner, Intellect Resources Management W.L.L | Bahrain
Saad Azhari Chairman and General Manager, BLOM Bank | Lebanon
Nabil Bustros Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Midis Group | Lebanon
Said Darwazah Chairman & Chief Executive Officer , Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC | Jordan
Fawzi Farah Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Finance House (CFH) Group | Lebanon
Neemat Frem President & Chief Executive Officer, INDEVCO Group | Lebanon
Marwan Kheireddine Chairman & General Manager, Al-Mawarid Bank | Lebanon
Usama R. Mikdashi Former Chairman of the Banking Control Commission of Lebanon | Lebanon
Hisham A. Al Razzuqi Former Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) | Kuwait
Faisal Ali AlMutawa Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Ali Abdel Wahab, Sons & Co | Kuwait
Nehmeh E. Sabbagh Chief Executive Officer, Arab Bank | Jordan
Constantin Salameh Senior International Executive
Elia Samaha Group Chief Credit Officer, Group Environmental & Social Management System Officer, Bank Audi s.a.l. | Lebanon
Talal Shair Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Dar Al Handasah (Shair and Partners) and Dar Group | Jordan
May Makhzoumi President, Makhzoumi Foundation | Lebanon
​Elissar Farah Antonios​​Chief Executive Oficer of Citi | UAE
​Rana Ghandour Salhab​Talent Communications Partner and Member of the Regional Management Team at Deloitte Middle East
Dipak C. JainDirector of the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University | Thailand


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