Miriem BENSALEH CHAQROUN
Présidente de la Confédération Générale d'Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM)
Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun is one of Africa’s most influential entrepreneurs. She is CEO of Les Eaux Minérales d’Oulmès SA, a water and bottling company listed on Casablanca’s stock exchange. She is also the CEO of the family-owned Holmarcom Group, one Morocco’s the five largest industrial, commercial and financial groups, a board member of Bank Al Maghrib, the National Central and Reserve Bank of Morocco, and chairperson of the Euro-Mediterranean Centre of Mediation and Arbitration.
Since May 2012, Ms Bensalah Chaqroun has been president of the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises, the representative of the Moroccan private sector. She was also the first woman in the MENA region to have been elected and reelected by her peers.
Ms Bensalah Chaqroun is member of several boards including Bank Al Maghrib (Morocco’s central bank), Renault Worldwide, Suez Worldwide, Care International Maroc and Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane.”
Mrs Bensalah-Chaqroun holds an MBA in international and finance from the University of Dallas and is an alumna of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris and University Paris IX – Dauphine, France.