APPOINTMENT OF BASHAR AL TAWEEL AS DIRECTOR UTAC CERAM MOROCCO
UTAC CERAM Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Bashar Al Taweel to the post of UTAC CERAM Morocco Director, in order to deploy the Group's strategy on the African continent and in particular coordinate the opening of the very first automotive testing and homologation center in Africa, in Oued Zem (150 km from Casablanca). M. Al Taweels mission is to develop the Group's activities in the African ecosystem and to coordinate these actions with the various local and international partners. UTAC CERAM brings its expertise and a full range of services (validation tests, homologation and Type Approval, technical expertise, driver training andevent operations) both to support the local public authorities in their establishment of a safer automotive sector, and also to support the establishment and development of the increasingly numerous OEMs, equipment manufacturers and other players in the automotive industry who are present on the African continent.
Bashar Al Taweel graduated in Civil Engineering from the University of Damascus, with a DEA from I.N.S.A. from Rennes and a doctorate from Ecole Centrale Paris (ECP) in Soil-Structural Mechanics. In June 1999, he joined the ground liaison department of the PSA Group where he supervised for more than 20 years the teams working on the design and sizing of mechanical components. During his career, Bashar Al Taweel has set up and led operational teams internationally including teams in China, Morocco and India.