The Euromoney Côte d’Ivoire Conference

Souleymane Diarrassouba


Ministry of Commerce, Craftsmanship and Promotion of SMEs

Until his entry into the government, on 12 January 2017, Souleymane Diarrassouba was the managing director of Atlantic Business International Group (ABI), a subsidiary of Groupe Banque Populaire Banque du Maroc. ABI is the financial, control and development holding of the Atlantic banking and insurance entities of sub-Saharan Africa and is positioning itself as the third largest banking group in UEMOA. Minister Diarrassouba previously held the position of managing director of Atlantic Financial Group (Atlantic Bank Group) and served as managing director in several banking institutions, including BACI, SIB (Crédit Lyonnais), COBACI, ECOBANK and Versus Bank. Mr Diarrassouba holds a higher education diploma from the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts in Paris and a DESS diploma in audit and management control of the National University of Côte d'Ivoire in partnership with l’Université Paris XII Val De Marne. He also holds a masters degree in management sciences, specialising in finance from Université nationale de Côte d’Ivoire. He is also certified in an advanced management programme from the MDE Business School in partnership with IESE Business School in Barcelona. Souleymane Diarrassouba is distinguished as a Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la République de Côte d’Ivoire, Officier dans l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole.

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Tue 28 - Wed 29 Mar 2017

Radisson Blu Abidjan Airport, Abidjan