Our managing team

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Our managing team

Group Chief Executive Officer

Hicham DAOUK has over 20 years of experience in the specialized financing industry within renowned groups (ONA Group, DIAC, CDG, BMCE,…). Before joining Alios Group at the end of 2013 as Managing Director of Alios Finance Cameroon, Mr. DAOUK was Managing Director of Maroc Factoring as well as Central Director delegated to the Managing Director of the BMCE BANK OF AFRICA.
Mr. DAOUK is graduated from ESC Lille (Master in Finance management) and from the EDHEC (post graduate in SME’s management).

Group Recovery Manager 

Skander ZOUCH joined Alios Finance Group in 2015 as Group Recovery Manager. In September 2017, he took over the management of Alios Finance Gabon in addition to his position as Group Recovery Manager. Mr. ZOUCH has more than 20 years of experience in the leasing industry and held several positions (Accounting Director, Executive Director, Secretary-General) in leading financial institutions in North Africa.
Mr. ZOUCH is graduated from IHEC Carthage with a Master’s degree in Accounting and Management.

Group Chief Financial Officer

Hassène ZAAZAA joined Alios Finance in October 2011. He previously worked for 5 years as senior auditor for PriceWaterhouse Coopers-Tunisia where he was involved in numerous audits, consultancy, organization, consolidation and Due Diligence in several fields. After that experience, he worked 5 years at Swicorp, a leading private equity firm focused on the MENA region.
Mr. ZAAZAA is a Chartered Public Accountant (member of OECT) graduated from IHEC. He also holds a master in IT management from ISG and an Executive MBA from University of Paris Sorbonne and Paris Dauphine.

Group Head of Credit Risk

Thierry PAPILLION joined Alios Finance in 2001 as General Manager of Alios Finance Gabon. He has then been General Manager of Alios Finance West Africa for 8 years before taking the responsibility of the Group Head of Credit Risk in 2013. Prior to joining the group, Thierry worked as General Manager for Crédit Mutuel in Senegal, Congo Brazzaville as well as senior positions at Crédit Mutuel in France.
Mr. PAPILLION holds a degree in economics from the University of Rennes in France.

Permanent Controls and Process Management Group Officer

Issam LABASSI has been with Alios Finance Group since 2013, as Group Head of organization and projects. He is, since July 2018, the Permanent Controls and Process Management Group officer.
Holder of the national diploma of high studies on accounting and audit from IHEC on 2005, he began his professional career at the firm Deloitte & Touch Ahmed Mansour & partner for 4 years before to move to the firm Altime leading company on IT systems advisory.
Issam LABASSI is a memorialist-chartered accountant.

Group Business Development and Marketing Manager

Mr. Olivier BAMAN started his career with Alios Finance in 2005 and held various positions in the fields of sales and marketing. Before joining Alios Finance he worked in the Fast-moving consumer goods and Micro-Finance sectors in Cameroon. Mr. BAMAN is a graduate in Business Administration from the University Institute of Technology (University of Douala).
He also holds a Diploma in Finance Management from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - UK) and an MBA in Marketing from the Edinburgh Business School (Heriot Watt University - UK).
Prior to his appointment as Group Development and Marketing Director in June 2019, he held the position of Sales Director for Alios Finance Cameroon for several years.