Myrna El Khazen Soufan is the Chief Operating Officer of Banque Bemo SAL Lebanon. Born in 1963, she began her banking and professional career in 1981 as member of the Finance Department. In March 1999 she joined Banque Bemo SAL as Chief Audit Executive in charge of the Internal Audit Activity at the Bank and at BSEC SA – Bemo Securitization. On November 1st, 2011, Ms. Soufan was entrusted new responsibilities and was appointed as Chief Operating Officer. Currently, she serves as member of the Executive Committee of the Bank. Ms. Soufan has speaking engagement at International Forums, and in October 2016, Forbes Middle East Magazine nominated her amongst the top 100 most powerful Arab Business Women for 2016. Mrs. Soufan holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Université du Québec à Montréal – Canada. She is also Certified Internal Auditor – CIA and member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.