Raymond Audi

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Raymond Audi
Born (1932-10-06)October 6, 1932
Sidon, Lebanon
Nationality  Lebanon
Occupation Businessman, Banker, Politician
Religion Greek Catholic
Children Pierre Audi, Sherine Audi, and Paul Audi

Raymond Wadih Audi (born 1932 in Sidon, Lebanon) is a Lebanese banker, politician and businessman. He is the chairman of the board and general manager of Bank Audi SAL – Audi Saradar Group, Lebanon.

Raymond Audi has been director of the Bank Audi SAL – Audi Saradar Group since its inception in 1962 and has been its chairperson since 1998. He is also chairman of the bank’s Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee. Audi founded Bank Audi with his brothers, father, and a Kuwaiti businessman, an institution that is now widely recognized both locally and regionally. He is also president of the Association of Banks and has received numerous awards, among them, the Euromoney Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Financial Services in the Middle East, and an honorary doctorate from the Lebanese American University.[1]

Honorable distinctions[edit]

  • “Ordre de Saint Grégoire de sa Sainteté le Pape” 1971
  • “Ordre National du Cèdre Libanais — Grade de Chevalier” 1974
  • “Chevalier de l’Ordre Souverain et Militaire de Malte - Grade de Chevalier” 1980
  • “Ordre National du Cèdre Libanais — Grade d’Officier” 1998
  • “Commandeur de l'Ordre du Mérite Civil Espagnol” 2001
  • “Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur de France – Grade de Chevalier” 2003
  • Freedom of the City of London” 2005
  • “Hospitality Annual Award” 2006
  • “Euromoney’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Development of Financial Services in the Middle East” 2006
  • “Doctoren Honoris Causa in Humane Letters”, Lebanese American University 2007
  • Distinguished “Saint Prince Daniel of Moscow”, Medal on behalf of His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow & all Russia, Alexey II. 2007

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