Elyes Fakhfakh was appointed Minister of Tourism in the first elected government following the Tunisian revolution, from December 2011 until December 2012, and was the Minister of Finance until February 2014. Before being Minister Mr Fakhfakh has performed senior managerial positions in the private sector. CEO of Caveo automotive, a leading European company in Trucks suspension systems industry, from 2006 to 2011. Previously, he performed various directors’ position with Hutchinson Group a Total company, from 2002 to 2006.
Elyes Fakhfakh obtained a Masters’ degree in Mechanical Engineering at Insa of Lyon in 1996 and a Masters’ degree in Organisation Management at the University of Essonne in 1998.