At the head of AMIC, Hatim Ben Ahmed succeeds Tarik Haddi who ended his Presidency with these few words: during this mandate, thanks to all the members of the Board, which has become a collegial steering body, we were able to strengthen coordination and proximity with all the stakeholders in our industry, progress on all the structuring projects for our activity, initiate a process proactive towards institutional investors and structure institutional communication aimed at promoting our high-impact growth stocks. Our great ambition is to make our country a stronghold of private equity in Africa. I remain mobilized within the new Board and at the disposal of the new office, led by my friend Hatim, to achieve this magnificent challenge. “.
Hatim Ben Ahmed is a private equity professional in Morocco and on the African continent since 2008. He is Managing Partner and co-founder of Mediterranean Capital Partners, an African private equity firm with 400 million euros under management. He is a member of the firm’s investment committee and represents it on numerous boards of directors in North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.
Hatim Ben Ahmed will be assisted in his mission by a new office, a management body responsible for defining and overseeing the implementation of strategic choices.
This office is made up of a Vice‐President and a Treasurer: Bassim Jaï Hokimi, CEO of Atlamed and Khaoula Ramdi, Investment Director at Upline Investments.
The four other directors appointed are: • Attijari Capital Management, represented by Mr. Fouad Chaguer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
• Azur Innovation Management, represented by Mr. Tarik Haddi, Administrator and Managing Director
• CDG Invest Growth, represented by Mr. Hassan Laaziri, Managing Director
• Private Equity Initiatives, represented by Mr. Farid Benlafdil, Associate Director
On the occasion of his appointment, Hatim Ben Ahmed declared: “JI would like to thank the members of AMIC’s board of directors for having elected me as president of our association. It is a confidence that honors me and which also obliges me. Indeed, we are living in a particularly complicated economic period and more than ever, private equity will have to play a significant role alongside Moroccan entrepreneurs. The role of our association is to promote our activity to the entire ecosystem and thus actively participate in the revitalization of our economy. I sincerely believe that Morocco has all the assets to become a leader on the continent in terms of private equity penetration and I will strive during my mandate to contribute to this. I salute the remarkable work done by Tarik Haddi as President of AMIC over the past two years, which has strengthened AMIC’s influence with entrepreneurs, public authorities, bodies representing companies, investors and fund managers. . »
As the new President, Hatim Ben Ahmed plans to continue the efforts of AMIC which have resulted, in nearly 20 years, in the support of more than 240 companies and the raising of nearly 23.6 billion dirhams. to finance companies and infrastructure projects with a positive impact on both growth and ESG aspects.