We practice what we preach with a performance-driven, goal-oriented, and forward-thinking approach to insurance innovation and leadership. In this ambition, our values form the cornerstone to our success
In a constantly disrupted industry, our open lines of communication on both our challenges and opportunities have forged strong relationships with our stakeholders, built on mutual respect, trust and ethics.
We love what we do and we do what we love. Our passion to create, innovate, and grow solutions that keep pace with our industry and client needs remains central to our market leadership.
We see opportunity in challenging times and uncharted territory, and we have the tenacity to match our bold ambitions against the odds.
We move fast and firmly in navigating our industry’s volatility and complexity as we invest in future-ready people, platforms, and technologies.
We challenge ourselves first, our industry second, with restless eagerness and appetite to learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Euribron was founded in 1994 as a network of independent insurance brokers to help their members extend their international reach and deliver the same level of service they provide to their local clients. Today, the network has expanded from the original 6 European members to 34 company members located in 99 countries. As the demand for international insurance programs increases, Euribron continues to expand around the world, enrolling leading local insurance brokers who share the same vision of delivering high performing insurance solutions and outstanding level of service.
The Worldwide Insurance Network Group (WING) is a select panel of independent insurance brokers who can provide a coordinated, integrated insurance and risk management solution for businesses operating on the global stage. Our well established international partnership covers more than 55 countries, with each WING broker dedicated to delivering coordinated, integrated insurance, risk management, employee benefits and consultancy services through expert specialist teams.
Founded in 1954, Assurex Global is an exclusive Partnership of the most prominent independent agents and brokers in the world. With $30 billion in annual premium volume and more than 600 Partner offices, Assurex Global is the world’s largest privately held commercial insurance, risk management, and employee benefits brokerage group. Assurex Global’s combination of local expertise and global reach helps you navigate the changing insurance landscape with confidence.
We assist you with the analysis of your risk exposures, to the design and placement of a bespoke insurance program, to guide you in the event of an insured loss. Our staff is committed to protect your interest at every step.
Our professional personnel ensure that added value is provided with each service, striving constantly to build trust, sustain confidence and react swiftly to all your requirements.
They reach out beyond servicing to build a close, cordial relationship and become your closest advisor, helping you make the right insurance decisions whilst our strong technical departments are dedicated to provide you with a tailored solution every time.
Starting with the launch of the group in 1998, Farid Chedid embarked on a two-decade journey, building a leading insurance and reinsurance powerhouse that operates across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Chedid Re, one of its subsidiaries, is recognized among the top 20 reinsurance brokers worldwide and a registered Lloyd’s broker.
Under Farid’s leadership, Chedid Capital Holding today includes Chedid Re, Chedid Insurance Brokers Network, Ascoma and Chedid Corporate Solutions, among others, and counts more than 1,600 employees across 64 subsidiaries.
In 2009, the Group established Seib Insurance in Qatar, dealing with corporate and complex risks. In 2015, Chedid Capital acquired a major stake in City Brokers, the leading insurance provider in Mauritius and East Africa and Al Manarah Insurance Services in the UAE.
Farid’s growth philosophy has equally focused on investments in industry-wide education and knowledge exchange, among which was the launch of the Corporate Risk Management Institute (CRMI) in 2020.
In 2021, Chedid Capital acquired majority shares in Groupe Ascoma, the first and largest independent brokerage network in sub-Saharan Africa with 29 subsidiaries, head offices in Monaco and international operations offices in Paris. In 2022, the Group continued its digital transformation by acquiring BuyAnyInsurance, a leading aggregator in the UAE, and intends to expand in the territories it operates in.
His contribution to the insurance field has been recognized with many accolades over the years, including “The Middle East and Africa Industry Achiever of the year” by Global Re and Strategic Risk consortium in 2016. In 2017, 2018 and 2019, he was named among the “100 Arab Achievers” by Arabian Business, and among the “35 Most Influential Lebanese Businessmen” by Forbes Middle East in 2018.
Farid sits on the board of several leading MENA companies both within and outside the insurance sector and has been equally involved in philanthropic initiatives and organizations across the region. Today, he serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at Notre Dame University, Lebanon; a member of Human Rights Watch, Beirut Committee; a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador and a Fellow of the Middle East Leadership Initiative (MELI), member of The Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN).
Farid is also a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of the UK and holds a Master’s degree in Risk Management from the NYU Stern School of Business; a Master’s degree in Finance from ESA/ESCP Europe; a Master’s degree in Management from Université Paris IX Dauphine; and a postgraduate diploma in Maritime Law from London Metropolitan University.
Member of the Board of Directors
An insurance expert with over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry in Lebanon and the region. Naji holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Management from St Joseph University Lebanon and a Master’s degree in Finance from Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Nice, France. Prior to his actual position at Al Manarah, a Chedid Capital company, Naji was a Director at Chedid Re and held several positions in the Group where he participated in the inception and launch of Seib Insurance in Qatar. Before joining the Group, Naji worked for RAK Insurance in Dubai.
Muhamood is Executive Director at Al Manarah Insurance Services, with over 24 years of experience in the Middle East Insurance industry.
A member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and the Institute of Accountants of India, he held several managerial positions in the UAE prior to joining Al Manarah, a Chedid Capital company.
Muhamood holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Calicut University.
Abu Dhabi Branch Manager