Profiles

Naguib SAWIRIS

Chairman & CEO, Orascom Investment Holding

Naguib Sawiris is the founder of Orascom Telecom Holding which became the leading regional telecommunications player until its merger with Vimpelcom in 2011. In 2015 he managed the acquisition of Euronews, Europe’s top news channel, which has an African subsidiary, Africanews, and was appointed Chairman of its board. He is Executive Chairman of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding and Chairman of the investment holding company OTMT Investments, which holds interests in ICT, finance and infrastructure.

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