Hadi Boulos with years of progressive responsibilities in the banking sector, offers significant leadership experience in market development. Mr. Boulos also led a creation of sizeable private banking portfolios at leading global institutions by leveraging broad network of high and ultra-high net worth individuals as well as institutional clients. Unique access to Middle Eastern wealth derived from deep relationships developed over the years, Mr. Boulos joins First Capital & Trust with extensive experience in client relationship management, global investment and wealth management spanning the United States, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. Built and profitably grew from inception the global client base for thriving International-based banks. Mr. Boulos spent his earlier 8 years with Merrill Lynch in New York and London as Vice President, then moved to Barclays for a consecutive 8 years in London and Geneva as Director of the Private and Institutional Bank before joining Citibank as Managing Director for the Middle East. Successful track record in attracting and maintaining solid business banking relationships and credit portfolios with high profitability. Mr. Boulos brings with him 20 years of international banking experience to First Capital & Trust as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.
Holder of a Masters degree in Business Administration from Saint Joseph University. Mr. Bitar established his own trading company in 1982 and concentrated his trade business in import and export of several food products. Mr. Bitar is a shareholder and Executive Board Member at First Capital & Trust.
Holder of a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from The American University of Beirut in 1975, Mr. Hobeichi started his career with Citibank N.A in Athens, New York, Jeddah, Riyadh then moved to E.F. Hutton in Manama, Bahrain. Mr. Hobeichi was appointed Vice President of E.F. Hutton before moving to London handling the retail and institutional Forex trading. Mr. Hobeichi Joined Republic National Bank of New York in Monaco for 10 years as financial adviser before joining World Investment Services (WIS) in Beirut. His longstanding and deep experience in the financial markets bring unparalleled added value to First Capital & Trust.
Graduated in Accounting and Business Sciences from Belgium in 1968, Mr Edmond Jammal, founder and owner of large plastic company “OJAMCO“ in Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Egypt, Romania and Ukraine; as well as shareholder in several food companies. Mr. Jammal is a shareholder and a Board Member at First Capital & Trust.
Having graduated from Saint Joseph University, Mr. Victor Andrea brings more than 39 years of experience in the financial markets. Mr. Andrea began his career in 1975 in the Treasury and Foreign Exchange department at the Chase Manhattan Bank N.A., before joining Credit Suisse in 1983 until 1988 as he successfully conquered his way across various departments. Throughout his uplifting career, Mr. Andrea worked for Wedge Bank in 1988 before joining the Lebanese Canadian Bank in 2000. In 2008 Mr. Andrea moved to financial institutions providing support to clients and research on various financial market instruments with a detailed focus on foreign exchange, futures, fixed income, equities as well as derivatives. Mr. Andrea brings progressive years of experience to First Capital & Trust as Assistant General Manager.
Holder of a Bachelor degree in Law from Sagesse University, Mrs. Vicky Filfli worked for World Investment Services, (WIS) from 1999-2009 handling the operations of financial instruments and risk management, before being appointed as compliance officer reporting to the Management as well as the Special Investigation Commission. Mrs. Filfli, holder of Anti Money Laundering certificate, is in charge of the compliance department at First Capital & Trust.