Endeavor Global, Inc Announces Openings of Miami Affiliate; Announces Executive Changes
Sep 4 13
Endeavor Global Inc. announced the official opening of its Miami affiliate, the first to launch in the United States. To spearhead the effort, Endeavor has identified nine business leaders for its local board of directors, and chose a new Managing Director, Laura Maydon. Endeavor’s first entry into the U.S. market is strongly supported by the Miami-based John S. and James L. Knight Foundation along with key entrepreneurs from the community.
The Endeavor Miami founding board will be co-chaired by Adriana Cisneros, Vice Chairman of the Board and CEO, Cisneros Group of Companies, and Daniel Echavarria, Director, Organizacion Corona. They will be joined by Alberto Beeck; Alberto Chang Rajii, President, Grupo Arcano; Matt Haggman, Program Director – Miami, Knight Foundation; Peter Kellner, Founder and Managing Partner, Richmond Global LLC and co-founder of Endeavor Global; Manny Medina, Managing Partner, Medina Capital Partners; Andres Moreno, Founder and CEO, Open English; and Sean Wolfington, Founder, the Wolfington Companies.
Endeavor to Launch New Country Affiliate in Morocco; Announces Board Changes
Mar 26 13
Endeavor announced that it will launch a new affiliate office in Morocco, expanding its efforts to select and service high-impact entrepreneurs across the Middle East. The affiliate is being launched with the support of the United States Agency for International Development in Morocco, which has provided a grant to launch Endeavor Morocco through its Morocco Economic Competitiveness (MEC) program with the aim of advancing youth entrepreneurship. Additional support for the launch has come from the Citi Foundation EMEA.
The Endeavor Morocco founding board will be chaired by Moulay Hafid Elalamy, President, SAHAM Group. Moulay Hafid Elalamy will be joined on the board by Hicham Berrada, Co-President, Palmeraie Holding; Mohamed El Mandjra, CEO, Meditel; Said Ibrahimi, CEO, Casablanca Finance City; Majid Iraqui, CEO, Jlec; Alami Lazraq, CEO, Alliances; Walter Siouffi, CEO, Citibank Maghreb and Mostapha Terrab, CEO and Chairman, OCP Group.
The board will be joined by an Advisory council of Moroccan business executives including Khalil Azzouzi, General Manager, DAYAM Fund; Ismail Douiri, Director General, Attijariwafa; William Fellows, Advisor, SME and Entrepreneurship Development; Amine Guennoun, General Manager, Residences Dar Saada; Anas Guennoun, Director General, Abraaj Capital Morocco; Khalil Jai Hokimi, Advisor to the CEO, OCP; Mamoun Marrakchi, Founder and CEO, Offset Polyplast and Brahim Slaoui, Director General, Mafoder. The board nominated Amine Hazzaz to serve as the first Managing Director, overseeing the successful launch of Endeavor Morocco.