Mamoun Benkirane

CEO & Co-founder

Mamoun is an entrepreneur with a proven track record of success in the e-commerce and retail space. Before founding Gonuggets, he has bootstrapped and exited several companies in the EMEA region. Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Mamoun held leadership roles in several high-profile companies, including Amazon where he led multi-billion-dollar initiatives to improve the customer and seller experience across Europe. He also served as Chief Marketing Officer at Jumia, where he led the growth of the company across 10 countries in Africa and grew its on-demand services business from €30m to over €100m in under 3 years. Jumia went public in 2019 (NYSE: JMIA). He began his career as a strategy consultant at Booz & Company. Mamoun holds a BSc in Engineering and an MSc in Operations Research from EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne).

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