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Abdou Bensouda

Managing Director, FinanceCom International

Abdou Bensouda is managing director in charge of international operations at O Capital Group, a pan african investment group headquartered in Casablanca, Morocco. O Capital Group has one of the largest integrated financial services business in Africa through its main subsidiaries – Bank of Africa, a leading continental bank, and RMA, a key insurance player in North Africa. O Capital Group has also operations in a variety of growth sectors including telecommunications, media, tourism, renewable energy, and transport.

Mr. Bensouda serves on the board of Bank of Africa and various portfolio companies of the group. His role involves managing a portfolio of traditional, alternative, and private equity investments for the Group as well as developing cross border partnerships.

Mr. Bensouda is an investment professional with over 30 years of experience in general management, venture capital, M&A transactions, and business reorganization. He began his career as an engineer with Westinghouse where he served as a software engineer and a program manager. He holds a Computer Systems Engineering degree from Boston University and a Master of Business Administration with concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Babson College. He is certified as a Financial Investment Advisor (CIF) from the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF).