Chairman and CEO, Orascom TelecomSawiris runs the first multinational Egyptian corporation, which operates GSM networks in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. With more than 50 million subscribers, Orascom is the largest operator in the region. A fearless entrepreneur, Sawiris invested $280 million into Iraqna, Iraq's mobile phone provider. Security costs are $30 million a year, but the company now reaps annual revenues well over $250 million.
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