Abdeslam Ahizone

28 September 2010

A senior executive directing investments into the telecoms sector in North Africa

Abdeslam Ahizone

Company: Maroc Telecom
Position: Chairman

Biography: Abdeslam Ahizone was appointed chairman of Maroc Telecom in 2001 after serving as CEO from 1998. Maroc Telecom is Morocco’s leading mobile phone operator, with France’s Vivendi owning a majority stake.

Marco Telecom has stakes in operators in Mauritania, Gabon and Burkina Faso. In 2005, Ahizone was appointed to Vivendi’s management board. Between 1995-97, Ahizone worked for the Moroccan government as managing director of the Office National des Postes et Telecommunications. He was telecommunications minister for a year before joining Maroc Telecom.

In 2008, he was appointed chairman of the Moroccan Association for Telecommunications Professionals and chairman of the Moroccan television channel Medi1sat. He left this role in 2010.

Ahizone graduated from Paris’ Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications in 1977.

Contact: (+212) 3 771 5701
Company website:www.iam.ma

You might also like...

A MEED Subscription...

Subscribe or upgrade your current MEED.com package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.

Get Notifications