African Insurance Awards 2017


CEO of the year


Wafa Assurances, Morocco

Reason for nomination

Experience in the Industry

• 1989-2001: Director of Univers Motors Group.

• 2003-06: Managing Director of National Bank for Economic Development (BNDE).

• 2004-2010: Chief Executive Officer Maroc Leasing.

• 2006-2007: Secretary General of Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion.

• 2009: Chairman of the Board of Directors Crédit Immobilier et Hôtelier (CIH).

• From 2010: Founding Chairman of Primo Consulting.

• 2014-15: Executive Chairman of Tenor Group.

• From 2015: Chief Executive Officer of Wafa Assurance

Insurance Qualifications & Awards

• 1981: State Engineering degree from Ecole centrale de Paris.

• 1983: Diploma from Institut français du pétrole (IFP).

• 1986: Management Diploma from Institut européen d'administration des affaires (INSEAD).

Contribution to / achievement in the Industry

• His priorities are to cover the major markets of the CIMA (Inter-African Conference on Insurance Markets) zone comprising Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon and Gabon.

• In Senegal, Wafa Assurance has already established its base through two subsidiaries: Wafa Assurance Vie S.A. and Wafa Assurance S.A. which received their approval on 12 September 2014.