Mehdi Tazi Riffi

Tanger Med Port


Mehdi Tazi-Riffi is the CEO of TANGER MED, in charge of the development of the Port Complex and adjacent Logistics and Industrial platform.

Mehdi started his career in 1998 as Marketing Manager for NOKIA Networks in Germany before joining in 2001 the Swiss-based KUDELSKI GROUP as Head of Business Development, based in Lausanne, then as General Manager MENA based in Dubai until mid-2010.

Mehdi holds an MSc. in Electrical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Technology Management from HEC.

Sessions With Mehdi Tazi Riffi

Thursday, 24 June

  • 10:10am - 10:55am (CET) / 24/jun/2021 08:10 am - 24/jun/2021 08:55 am


    Keynote: The Century of Africa


    This is the Century of Africa. With 1.3 billion people and its rich natural resources, Africa has unlimited growth opportunities. Yet sea-to-land supply chain connectivity, both physically and digitally, still remains problematic in many parts of the continent. What role should Africa’s revitalised ports sector play to help unleash the continent’s true potential? Can the sector help convert Africa from a natural resource exporter and low-value import trader into a new global power?