Before being appointed as President of the Competition Council, Rahhou served as the CEO of the CIH Bank.
Rabat – On Monday, King Mohammed VI appointed Ahmed Rahhou as the new President of Morocco’s Competition Council, replacing his predecessor Driss Guerraoui.
Born on June 25, 1958, in Meknes, Rahhou graduated from the Polytechnic School in 1980 and the National School of Telecommunications in Paris in 1982.
He has held several positions including, IT department manager at Royal Air Maroc from October 1982 to May 1985 and deputy general manager at Crédit du Maroc in 1994.
From 1985 to 1986, Rahhou was an expert in information management with Sima Mitra, then the position of Director of Programming and Management Control between 1986 and 1989. In June 1989, he was appointed Director of Information and Organization, before he was appointed assistant general manager in 1994.
In December 1999, Rahhou became a member of the Board of Directors of Bank Al-Maghrib — Morocco’s Central Bank — then a member in charge of the bank’s network of agencies in Morocco and abroad.
After gaining King Mohammed VI’s trust, Rahhou was appointed as the King’s ambassador to the European Union and head of the country’s mission to the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom).
Since its creation, Rahhou has been a member of the jury for the L’Economiste prize for research in economics and management.