Marwan is an ICT executive and business veteran with over 27 years of hands on and operational experience. His experience spans across several countries/positions in the MENA region (Lebanon, Egypt, Yemen, Pakistan, etc) and his most recent role was Chairman & CEO of Alfa mobile in Lebanon. During his 10+ tenure at Alfa, he succeeded in transforming the company from a mere 2G infrastructure entity to a true service provider deserving the label of “Happiness Provider” by deploying state of the art technologies (3G, 4G & 5G) and introducing latest services such as Alfa Sports, a first in Lebanon and the region. Marwan nurtured a special “sports” friendly environment at Alfa where he encouraged and sponsored many initiatives (Basketball, Football, Ski, etc) through National Federations, Clubs and athletes. Marwan played an active role at the UN Global Compact Lebanon SDG Council as a Goal Leader of SDG #9, a Board member @ SAMENA, was among 30 other leaders to participate in the 2018 Executive Round Table organized by the UN in New York as part of the 2030 sustainable vision. He received several awards (Telecom Leader of the year 2016, 2012 & 2011, Social CEO Award 2019, Paul Harris Fellow, etc). In recognition of his human contributions, Pope Francis granted him the Order Of Saint Sylvester – Commander Grade. Marwan holds a MSC in Telecoms & Electrical Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique de Mons – Belgium and attended several technical & executive trainings/seminars at INSEAD, HARVARD, MIT, IMD, HEC, etc.