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Cynthia Asmar appointed chief representative of Standard Chartered in Lebanon


Standard Chartered said it has appointed Cynthia Asmar as its new chief representative of operations in Lebanon. Asmar to recall has more than 20 years of banking experience and has held many senior posts in commercial and financial institutions, besides her extensive experience in strategy development, business growth and relationship management. On the appointment, the Middle East CEO of Standard Chartered commented: “I am pleased to welcome Cynthia Asmar as the new chief representative for our business in Lebanon,” adding, “through her leadership, Asmar will seek to consolidate and deepen relations with our partners and decision makers in the country. She will also be responsible for boosting Lebanon’s position as an active market within the group.” Meanwhile, the Association for the Promotion and Exhibition of the Arts in Lebanon (APEAL) announced in a press conference yesterday the names of three winners out of 18 talented female students who were selected to receive the APEAL/ Maria Geagea Arida Scholarship for the Academic Year 2018 due to their distinguished academic performance, professional excellence and pioneering artistic skills. The three winners are: Philipa Dahrouj and Natasha Gasparian, who will be admitted to the Masters program in Art history and Curation at AUB, and Nadia Asfour who will be admitted to Harvard University for a Masters program in Art Design and Public Domain. (An Nahar, July 6, 2018)

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