Mr. Ryad Mezzour was born in 1971 in Rabat. He has been appointed on October 7, 2021 by His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him, Minister of Industry and Trade.
He graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich in 1996. Then, he began his professional career in Switzerland as a Research & Development engineer with the ABB group, before joining the Deloitte firm as a strategy consultant.
Back in Morocco in 2003, Mr. Ryad Mezzour successively held the positions of General Manager of Budget Maroc, Director at the Société des Fonderies de Plomb de Zellidja and General Manager of Suzuki Maroc.
Mr. Ryad Mezzour had been Director of the Cabinet of the President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council since 2013, before joining the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Green and Digital Economy in 2019 as Chief of Cabinet of then Minister Moulay Hafid Elalamy.
Very involved in the economic and social environment, Mr. Ryad Mezzour was vice-president of the Green Economy Commission at the Moroccan confederation of business association (CGEM) between 2012 and 2015 and is a member of the board of several nonprofit institutions.
Mr. Ryad Mezzour is married and has two children.