Mohamed el-Kettani

Company: Attijariwafa Bank
Position: Chairman and managing director

Biography: Mohamed el-Kettani is chairman and managing director of Attijariwafa Bank, Morocco’s largest banking group. Educated in France at the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Techniques Avancees, he started out as a specialist in funding capital projects at the Banque Commerciale du Maroc (BCM).

After almost a decade at the bank, he became deputy director in charge of all lending at BCM. El-Kettani was one of the key architects of the 2004 merger of BCM with Wafabank, to create Attijariwafa Bank.

After the merger, he took charge of the divisions handling investment and major corporate business, and international activity. In 2007, he became chairman and managing director. El-Kettani has led Attijariwafa Bank’s impressive expansion into sub-Saharan African markets including Senegal, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Contact Tel: (+212) 522 224 169