Our Team

Mahmoud Chahrour, CFE

Mahmoud, a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) from the International Franchise Association's (IFA) Institute of Certified Executives (ICFE), is a franchise veteran who started at a young age with the world franchise leader SUBWAY, first as a franchisee / operator in Canada where he and his brother owned, operated and developed many Subway stores, then he moved on to become Subway's International Regional Director for the Middle East, Africa, Turkey, Pakistan and other countries in Europe (France and Bulgaria) and Asia (India).

Ibrahim Chahrour

Ibrahim is a certified franchise executive CFE candidate who will graduate in 2017, he is a senior franchise consultant who himself was a franchisee and a Developer of the Famous Subway franchise in Lebanon. Ibrahim has owned, operated and developed many Subway stores in Lebanon. He has a huge network of franchise investors in the Middle East and Africa and he has established great relation with these investors. A trustworthy professional who has been in the franchise business for many years.

Manal El Sarraj

Manal has a successful track record with large establishments in procurement, control and customer service. Manal works tirelessly to provide the best quality management, she is a customer service oriented person and has a great knowledge in the franchise system and supply chains. In her career as a procurement manager for Abu Dhabi International Airport she developed great management skills and has the ISO 9004:9009 certificate in business management.

Zeïnab Farroukh, M.Sc.

Zeïnab is coming from a strong academic background in food chemistry, food processing, & toxicology. In addition to many training relevant to food safety, HACCP, and auditing ISO 22000. Certified L4 award from Highfield, UK.
Also hands on experience working with international food chains in Canada and Lebanon.
She is a passionate Researcher & Developer in the Food & Beverage industry; and ensuring quality from farm to fork.

Nadim Matraji

Nadim Matraji was born in Beirut, Lebanon. Throughout his life he has been continually placed in leadership positions: top scholastic honors, patrol leader in Boy Scouts, President of Student Council in grade school.  Active Rotarian at Rotary Club Beirut Phoenix, member in the International Fellowship of Scouting Rotarians, board member (Middle East & North Africa Director) in the Rotarian Action Group for Microfinance & Community Development and board member of the Lebanese Cuban Businessmen Council.

Mirna Souaid

A Professional Executive with over seventeen years of managerial experience in Media Production, Communication in addition to the Public Relations Businesses.
Experienced and Seasoned Shows Producer and Presenter..
Creative and out of The Box Thinker with many Contributions over and above the Job requirements. Mirna is fluent in Arabic, English and French.

Hassan Suwed

Hassan Suwed, an expert in restaurant operations and development in Canada and Lebanon with over 27 years of experience in Owning, operating and developing franchised restaurant businesses. He developed un-matched skills in operations from store equipment lay out for maximum efficiency, to customer service and food formulas and presentation. Hassan is a veteran in the quick service restaurant industry and provides excellent advice and guidance to restaurants of all kinds.

Contact Us


Bahri Gardens 2
Ground Level
General De Gaulle Avenue
Raouche - Beirut - Lebanon


Tel: +961-1-814 230
Mobile: +961-3-396 036


E-mail: info@me-franchising.com

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