Samer Salamany joined Berytech in August 2018 and is currently the Program Manager for GIZ MSME. During this role, he is assisting micro, small, and medium-scale enterprises to achieve growth and sustainability. He acted as a consultant for different Berytech programs such as WE4F and ActSmart.
Previously, he was a Senior Business Advisor for USAID Lebanon Enterprise Development Project (LED), where he assisted small, medium and large enterprises in increasing their sales turnover and achieve financial growth and as a natural congruent outgrowth, those companies would be able to hire more Lebanese in their businesses.
He worked extensively in the local and international business development field, selling high-tech solutions across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Samer served for six years as the business development manager for a local representative of a major multinational electrical power and automation firm. In this role, he has served numerous small, medium and large enterprises and built solid friendships with many C-level executives based on mutual respect and trust.
Prior to that, he worked for three years in the sales department of a large power generating system player in the region, where he assisted many companies and individuals all over the country acquire the best solutions to fit their needs technically and financially.
He joined the exports sales department of a German lifts and escalators manufacturer based in Thessaloniki – Greece as a responsible for the sales to the Middle East and Africa regions. In this role, he was exposed to multi-cultural sales proceedings, remote deal closing and negotiations.
A people-oriented person, fluently speaking English, Greek, Arabic and French, he is a graduate of Aristotle University Polytechnic School – Electrical Engineering Department. He spent a decade in Greece before returning to his native Lebanon in 2008.
Traveling and working in several countries for the last two decades has allowed him to acquire the international market workings and the skills required to do business with different types of corporations and individuals and most significantly the people skills which are the all-time classic for success.
Samer is a passionate hiker. Maybe your paths would cross with his, upon one of your excursions in the beautiful mountains of Lebanon.