It is beginning to sound like some oligarch corruption out of Ukraine but read on.
Salamé became Governor of Lebanon’s central bank, on August 1, 1993. He was subsequently reappointed for four consecutive terms in 1999, 2005, 2011 and 2017. Salamé chairs the BDL Central Council, the Higher Banking Commission, the AML/CFT Special Investigation Commission and the Capital Markets Authority.
He is a member of the board of governors at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and at the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF).