BNY Mellon’s Bana Akkad Azhari talks to The Business Year on the importance of the bank’s operations in Lebanon

When asked about the importance of Lebanon to the bank’s operations, Bana Akkad Azhari, Managing Director, BNY Mellon, tells The Business Year that as its central hub in the Middle East since 1963, Lebanon has provided “a solid financial sector and significant client base” as historically one of the most “open and liberal economies in the region”.

She continues that through its Beirut office, BNY Mellon continues to facilitate access and connectivity between local and international capital markets, acting as a depositary bank for three out of the four programs for Lebanese companies listed abroad.

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