Dubai 100: the most influential people in the emirate
Sun 28 May 2017 05:17 AM
Farid Chedid

Farid Chedid

Company: Chedid Capital Holding

Designation: Chairman and CEO

Country: Lebanon

Farid Chedid is among the top players in the GCC insurance industry. He is the  founder, chairman and CEO of Chedid Capital Holding as well as Seib Insurance Company.

Based in Dubai, Chedid has led Seib, which focusses on corporate and complex risk, to become the second largest medical insurance provider in Qatar. He is also the chairman and CEO of Chedid Insurance Brokers network, which has offices in Lebanon, Cyprus, Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. He is the chairman of Al Manara Insurance Services, one of the UAE’s premier insurance brokerages, and an executive board member of City Brokers, a leading insurance brokerage in Mauritius and East Africa. He is also a member of the advisory board of EuroMena II and III private equity funds.

On top of his busy work schedule, Chedid is a United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador, a fellow of the Middle East Leadership Initiative, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, a member of the Board of Endeavor, Lebanon chapter, a member of the Young Presidents’ Organisation, and a member of the MENA Insurance CEO Club. He has been named a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of the UK, for his outstanding achievements.