Adel El Fakir

Adel El Fakir

CEO
Moroccan National Tourism Office

Adel El Fakir is the CEO of the MNTO, Moroccan National Tourism Office, since 2018.  

Adel defines his mission within MNTO as positioning Morocco as one of the most inspiring  and iconic worldwide tourism brand destination.  

Adel is known as an adventurous leader and serial marketer who has transformed iconic  brands and businesses. He was elected “Personality of the Year in the tourism sector” in  2020, a recognition by the tourism industry for his vision, actions, and passion for challenges  while bridging together public and private sectors. 

Before joining NMTO, Adel held leadership roles in both the private and public sectors.  

He was Managing Director of Atlas Bottling Company, one of the largest Coca-Cola bottlers in  Africa. He also served as Regional Marketing Director for North and Equatorial Africa at The  Coca-Cola Company and Marketing Manager for Group Bel.  

Adel served also as head of the National Moroccan TV & Radio Broadcasting media sales  house, transitioning it into a highly competitive commercial and marketing organization.  

Adel earned an MBA from ParisTech Ponts & Chaussées, a Bachelor’s degree from the  Moroccan Institute of Commerce and Management (ISCAE), and a Master’s in Marketing  from the Toulouse’s University of Social Sciences.  

Polyglot, passionate about art, culture, and water sports, Adel El Fakir is married, father of  three children, and lives in Casablanca, Morocco.