Abdeslam AHIZOUNE, Chairman of the Management Board
Expertise and experience :
Born on April 20, 1955, Mr. Abdeslam Ahizoune holds an engineering degree from Telecom ParisTech (1977). He is Chairman of the Maroc Telecom Management Board since February 2001 and was a member of the Vivendi Management Board from April 2005 to June 2012. Since end of 2008, M. Abdeslam Ahizoune is Chairman of the Moroccan Association of Telecom Professionals (MATI).
Mr. Abdeslam Ahizoune served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Maroc Telecom from 1998 to 2001. He previously served as Minister of Telecommunications in four Governments from 1992 to 1995 and from 1997 to 1998 and as Managing Director of the National Office for Post and Telecommunications (ONPT) from 1992 to 1997. From 1983 to 1992, he has been Director of telecommunications at the Ministry of Postal and Telecommunication Services. Mr. Abdeslam Ahizoune is President of the Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation (FRMA) since 2006.
Position currently held :
Maroc Telecom (Morocco), Chairman of the Management Board
Other positions :
General Confederation of Morocco companies – CGEM- (Maroc), Vice- Chairman
Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity (Morocco), Director
Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection (Morocco), Director
Lalla Salma Foundation - Prevention and treatment of cancers (Morocco), Director
Royal Moroccan Federation of Athletics (Morocco), Chairman
Royal Institute of the Amazigh Culture (Morocco), Director
Al Akhawayne University (Morocco), Director
Moroccan Association of Telecom Professionals (MATI), Chairman
In Morocco : 1985: Walsh of National Merit "Exceptional class", 1991: WISSAM from the throne by the order of Chevalier, 1995: the throne of the order of officer Walsh.
In France : 2003: Knight of the order of the Legion of honor..