TotalEnergies Marketing Maroc names Abdesslam Rhnimi General Director

MOROCCO – TotalEnergies Marketing Maroc, a Morocco-based company, which operates in the field of petroleum products market, has appointed Abdesslam Rhnimi as the new managing director.

Rhnimi succeeds the previous managing director of the Moroccan subsidiary of French energy company TotalEnergy, Mr. Tarik Moufaddal called to occupy new functions within the company.

In his new role, Rhnimi will oversee and supervise the operations of the company in the North African country.

His other responsibility includes conducting deals and projects on behalf of the Group in Morocco in addition to operations.

Abdesslam Rhnimi joined TotalEnergies in 2002 as HSEQ & Sustainable Development Director within the Moroccan subsidiary after eight years of experience in the automotive industry.

From 2004 to 2008, he continued in the Operations and HSE activities before occupying the positions of Supply & Logistics Director and Gas Director in Morocco between 2008 and 2016.

Before resuming his duties as managing director of TotalEnergies Marketing Maroc on March 15, 2022, Rhnimi worked as the company’s General Manager and Country Chairman in Tunisia.

Rhnimi holds an engineering degree and a master’s degree in public policy and development management from the French university Science Po.

TotalEnergies Marketing Maroc has been present in the Moroccan market for over 90 years. The company today is generating almost 600 jobs directly and more than 5,000 indirect jobs.

The company operates more than 370 service stations across the country and currently manages marketing operations for more than sells more than 1.7 million tons of petroleum products.

The company has an estimated 15% of the market share in the North African country and contributes largely to the transition to renewable energy efforts by the government of Morocco.

The French subsidiary has sponsored the 100 billion Moroccan dirhams hydrogen and green ammonia project in Morocco.

The project aims to produce hydrogen and ammonia with electricity obtained from renewable sources, mainly solar and wind, and produce 10 GW of clean electricity.

The energy oil and energy giant has been working closely with African countries’ governments to accelerate the transition to green energy.

It is also working to promote the economy of many countries through the creation of jobs and backing projects aimed at lifting the economies.

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