Appointment of Mr. Mouawia Essekelli as the Managing Director of Attijariwafa bank Egypt

Cairo on 15 December, 2022: Attijariwafa bank Egypt welcomed Mr. Mouawia Essekelli, the new Managing Director and Executive Board Member of the bank.

Mr. Mouawia brings with him a wealth of expertise spanning 30 years in the banking industry. Since the beginning of his Journey with AWB Group in 2005, he has been playing a pivotal role in managing Group subsidiaries in Morocco and Europe.

In Europe, he drove success for AWB franchise across 8 countries including France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and London with a network of 73 branches.

His last position before leading the Egyptian subsidiary was CEO at Wafacash (A fully owned subsidiary of Attijariwafa bank specialized in money transfer, payments and financial services for low-income segment). Worthy to mention, Wafacash operates in 10 countries; 7 countries located in West Africa in addition to Senegal, Cameroon and Tunisia.

Mr. Mouawia is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Interbank Electronic Payment Center. He is also a member of the Board of Directors in five subsidiaries of Attijariwafa bank Group and a member of the Moroccan Group for Mobile Payments.

He has previously held several senior and key positions such as Deputy Managing Director of Specialized Financing Subsidiaries of Attijariwafa bank and Deputy Managing Director of Group Transactional Banking whereby he attained 6 years of experience in Global Transactional Banking.

Throughout his prolonged experience, Mr. Mouawia has successfully managed prominent and large projects, in addition to his expertise in the field of Digital Transformation and Change Management.

Worthy to mention, Mr. Mouaouia holds a Master degree of Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Paris.