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Oumnia Boualam takes over as CEO of Oxford Business Group Morocco

Written by Frédéric Dubessy on Thursday, April 11th 2019 à 13:11 | Read 181 times

Oumnia Boualam and François Farne form the new team of Oxford Business Group Morocco (photo: OBG)
Oumnia Boualam and François Farne form the new team of Oxford Business Group Morocco (photo: OBG)
MOROCCO. Oumnia Boualam is appointed Managing Director of Oxford Business Group (OBG) Morocco and François Farne takes over as Editorial Director.

The London-based economic intelligence and consulting firm is thus celebrating its 15th anniversary in the Cherifian Kingdom with a new governance at its Casablanca headquarters. "OBG's team will ensure that it directs research in the field in order to put forward the Moroccan government's efforts to strengthen its regional competitiveness by putting in place an attractive business environment for international investors," comments Karine Loehman, OBG's Managing Director for Africa.

With a degree in economics from the University of Edinburgh, Moroccan Oumnia Boualam specialises in the study of emerging countries. She has been with OBG for seven years and has produced several reports on Algeria, Egypt and Africa.

French, François Farne holds a Master's degree in management in international trade and intercultural marketing (Normandy School of Management). After having carried out several economic studies in countries such as Ghana, Guinea, Zambia and Iraq, he joined OBG and held several positions (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Tunisia).



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