Mounia El Hilali Acherkouk Yakhlef


Mounia El Hilali Acherkouk Yakhlef has been with IKEA since 2007 when she started as a department store manager in Málaga, Spain. Subsequently, she worked as Deputy Director of IKEA France, where she was responsible for 10 department stores as well as other IKEA activities in France.
Having returned from her maternity leave, she joined several global projects within the IKEA Group and became IKEA CEO for the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia as of September 1, 2018.

„I feel extremely honored to be able to work with our employees to create a better everyday life for our Czech, Slovak and Hungarian customers. It is important that we continue to fulfill people’s dreams and provide them with what they need to equip their homes, and offer quality products at affordable prices.”

Before joining IKEA, Mounia worked for Decathlon in several countries – France, the USA, Spain and Argentina – and held various positions. She started as a sales assistant, then became a buyer, she was also responsible for import, export and custom clearance in the USA. Prior to joining IKEA, she worked as a store manager in Spain.

Mounia Elhilali is a mother of three children. In addition to caring for her family, she likes to travel, meet people from different cultures and do sports. She loves diving.