Univar recently announced it has appointed Abderrahim Anasse country manager of its Moroccan business. Anasse will concentrate on building a sustainable and profitable business in Morocco, with a particular focus on the food, pharmaceutical, household, and personal-care sectors. He will also be responsible for recruiting a skilled team of professionals and developing long-term relationships with new suppliers.

“We are committed to growing in the Middle East and Africa, and our Moroccan business is an important part of that,” said Nick Powell, regional vice president, Middle East, Africa, Turkey, and Greece. “Abderrahim has worked extensively with customers and suppliers in the personal care and food sectors. These are two of our key markets, and his experience makes him exceptionally well-qualified to lead our business on the ground.”

Anasse joins Univar from Orkila Morocco, where he worked for five years as a commercial director focusing on cosmetic ingredients and food. He previously spent seven years working as sales and marketing manager for the Morocco arm of 3M.

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