From1 September 2021, Mustapha El Bouchouafi will succeed Cyril Aujard,and will become the new Managing Director of Zeiss Industrial Quality Solutions, a specialist in the field of measurement and dimensional control. He will be part of the Comex within Zeiss France and will be attached to the presidency represented by Nicolas Séries.
Born in Holland in 1979, Mustapha El Bouchouafi holds an engineering degree he completed in Germany and an MBA in the United States. After being hired as a consultant in the telecommunications sector in Germany, he joined the automotive sector in 2005. Sector in which he evolves from quality manager of a subcontracting company to become the general manager of it.
With his experience and training, 6 years later, he joined the position of product manager of the Leitz range of very high precision for the United States and South America, before joining the general management of Hexagon Metrology in Germany.
Due to his dynamism and his desire to move forward, he then took over the management of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence France (including Q-Das, Sematec), in 2016.
Always in the desire to take on new challenges, Mustapha El Bouchouafi was appointed in 2018 president of the "Measurement, vision, control" group of Symop.
It was in 2020, after leaving hexagon and dedicating his time to SME restructuring projects in Germany as a consultant, that Mustapha El Bouchouafi sees a new beginning ahead of him. His professionalism and managerial spirit allow him to join the management of Zeiss IQS for the position of Managing Director