Biography: Brahim Slaoui is owner and general manager of Moroccan metal foundry Marocaine de Fonderie et des Applications Industrielles (Mafoder).
Having graduated in business and finance administration from France’s Paris Dauphine and the US’s Columbia University, Slaoui is heavily involved in Moroccan business circles. The founding member of the Moroccan chapter of the 17,000-member Young Presidents’ Organization, he is also a member of debating network, Les Cercles du Progres.
Through this network he has become involved in international bodies dealing with business ethics, young entrepreneurs and development issues.
Mafoder was created in 1984 and began exporting a decade later and it now trades beyond the Maghreb, in Europe, the Middle East – notably Iraq, where it has supplied infrastructure for 18 towns and cities – and West Africa. Slaoui joined the company in 1987.
Contact: (+212) 522 89 09 38
Company website: www.mafoder.com/