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Ouadie Drissi

Ouadie Drissi

Head Sales Middle East and Africa

46 years old
Casablanca Morocco
Employed Unavailable
An outstanding professional with more than 20 years of experience, 10 of which in sales and business development and 10 others in journalism and communication.
My multidisciplinary background, natural curiosity and business orientation are among my main assets. I have also a developed sense of organization, business focus, creativity and ability to work under stress in a global and executive environment.
  • Implementation and realization of the commercial policy defined by/with the parent company.
  • Dealing with a very demanding professional context: banks, brokers and management companies, insurers and reinsurers, pension funds, authorities and market companies, issuers...
  • Relations with sources, the press and industrial partners.
  • Frequent business trips in the region. Role of representation at seminars and professional forums.
  • Marketing responsibilities and legal coordination for the local subsidiary.
  • High-level meetings with major financial players in the region (HSBC, Citi, Emirates NBD, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Stantard Chartered, Byblos, Blombank, Fransabank ...)
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  • Determination and implementation of commercial policy
  • Determination and proposal of commercial and promotional actions on the different market / product segments
  • Competitive study and comparative analyzes
  • Preparation / information / training of sales teams
  • Follow-up and customer loyalty
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  • Head of "Your Money" desk
  • Head of "Capital Markets" desk
  • Redaction of 1000+ articles
  • Editorial responsibility and management of editorial and technical teams for editions under my section.
  • At the origin of several initiatives, including:
    • Le Guide de la Bourse (84 pages);
    • Le Spécial Résultats des sociétés cotées (10 editions) and;
    • Les Asset Management Trophies de La Vie éco (5 editions).
  • Elected "Best financial reporter" in Morocco in 2003.
  • Participation in countless economic events in Morocco and abroad.
  • Executive meetings and interviews / accompaniment of major reforms of the capital markets in Morocco.
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  • Developed thanks to 100+ missions in 30+ countries including: Germany, Austria, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, South Korea, Ivory Coast, United Arab Emirates, Spain, United States of America (New York, Washington, California, Las Vegas), France, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Nigeria, the Netherlands, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Senegal, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, the Vatican...
  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • Office (MS Office Suite)
  • PAO (QuarkXpress, Photoshop...)
  • Real time market platforms (SIX iD, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters ...)
  • Ability to organize, prioritize tasks
  • Adaptability
  • Autonomy
  • Sense of responsibility / reliability
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to update my knowledge
  • Sense of customer relationship and satisfaction
  • Capacity of initiative/creativity
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage stress
  • Ability to control my emotions, ability to step back

Executive MBA

ISCAE, Institut Supérieur de Commerce et d'Administration des Entreprises

2004 to 2006
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ISCAE, Institut Supérieur de Commerce et d'Administration des Entreprises

1993 to 1997
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Financial Markets Certificate

Yale University

By Robert Shiller, Nobel Price Laureate in economy in 2013
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Sales Skills training


2013 to 2014
Executive training in Paris
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1998 : Centre Africain de Perfectionnement des Journalistes et Communicateurs (CAPJC Tunis).
2000 : European Journalism Center (EJC Bruxelles).
2001 : Centre de Formation et de Perfectionnement des Journalistes (CFPJ Paris).