President, International Road Federation
Engineer from Ecole Centrale de Paris and with an MBA from Imperial College Business School in London, Mr Benazzouz started his career working in consulting engineering and then moved to Unilever to work in different management positions in Casablanca, London, Singapore, and leading up to Regional Finance Director in Egypt.
He also worked as General Manager of Savola Morocco and as Chief of Cabinet for the Minister of Equipment and Transport of Morocco just before his appointment in 2014 as General Manager of the National Company of Motorways of Morocco (ADM). At the helm of Autouroute du Maroc (ADM) he was given the mandate to ensure the sustainability of the company through debt restructuring, the change of ADM’s mission to a service company, and the modernization and digitisation of operations.
Mr Benazzouz has been serving as Board member of IRF for several years before being appointed IRF Vice-President in 2018.
The IRF General Assembly has elected him IRF President in 2022. His three-year mandate runs till 2025.