From 1er September 2021, Mustapha El Bouchouafi will succeed Cyril Aujardand will become the new Managing Director of Zeiss Industrial Quality Solutions, a specialist in dimensional measurement and control. He will be a member of the Comex within Zeiss France and will report to the President, represented by Nicolas Séries.
Born in Holland in 1979, Mustapha El Bouchouafi holds an engineering degree from Germany and an MBA from the USA. After working as a consultant in the German telecoms sector, he joined the automotive industry in 2005. In this sector, he progressed from Quality Manager to Managing Director of a subcontracting company.
Building on his experience and training, 6 years later he was appointed Product Manager for the Leitz high-precision range in the USA and South America, before joining Hexagon Metrology's General Management in Germany.
Thanks to his dynamism and determination to move forward, he subsequently took over the management of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence France (including Q-Das, Sematec), in 2016.
Always keen to take on new challenges, Mustapha El Bouchouafi was appointed Chairman of the " Measurement, vision, control" by Symop.
It was in 2020, after leaving Hexagon and devoting his time to SME restructuring projects in Germany as a consultant, that MustaphaEl Bouchouafi sees a new beginning ahead of him. His professionalism and managerial spirit have enabled him to join the Zeiss IQS management team as Managing Director.