Managing Director, JESA
Hicham Kabbaj is JESA’s Managing Director and has over 20 years of industry leadership experience, including 9 years with JESA. He has held multiple key positions in the organization and successfully led the Growth & Sales efforts, while managing the project Services organization, and the Mining & Industry operations.
Over the course of his career, he has gained a broad experience with companies in a range of industries where he held roles of increasing responsibility. After his university studies in Purdue in Indiana (BA), he joined Bechtel Group in the United States for 9 years, where he held key positions in Project Controls and construction for mega- projects ranging from Power, Nuclear to Telecommunications. During that same period of time, he pursued his studies at the IE Business School in Spain where he obtained an MBA.
In 2009, Hicham KABBAJ joined OCP, the World Phosphate leader, for senior positions in the Industrial Program management team who developed and delivered successfully OCP’s mega phosphate-projects. Prior to joining OCP’s engineering JV, Hicham
was leading the group’s innovation efforts.”