Based in Casablanca, Mr. Sallé de Chou replaces Marie-Alexandra Veilleux-Laborie. He will be responsible for the EBRD’s investments and operations in the country and report to Heike Harmgart, the Bank’s Managing Director for the southern and eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region.
“I am honored to take on this new responsibility starting this Sept.1. I am committed to building on the successful record the EBRD has achieved in Morocco”, he said.
“We will continue to support the country through investment, small business advice and policy dialogue to strengthen its economy and advance its private sector”, he added.
Mr. Sallé de Chou joined the Bank in 2013 as Senior Counsellor for Strategy and Policy. In 2017, he was appointed Head of Office in Tunisia, where he managed a significant scaling up of the Bank’s investments and enhanced policy engagement with the authorities, notably on the EBRD’s Green Economy Transition approach.
Morocco is a founding member of the EBRD. Since 2012, the Bank has invested nearly €3 billion in the country in 74 projects covering various sectors.