OTHER MUSLIM ENTREPRENEURS:
Kuwait’s Nasser Al-Kharafi heads up M.A. Al-Kharafi & Sons, one of the largest diversified conglomerates in the Arab world, with interests in manufacturing, construction, banking, food and real estate.
Saudi Arabia‘s Mohammed Al Amoudi, whose interests lie in oil and gas, made his fortune in construction and real estate before betting on energy. His Swedish refinery Preem is now evaluating expansion possibilities into the renewable fuels sector, while his Svenska Petroleum is developing a new field off the Ivory Coast. Amoudi has invested more than $1 billion in Ethiopia, from hotels to gold mines. An ardent soccer fan, he sponsored the Confederation of East & Central African Football Associations soccer tournament last year.
UAE’s Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair is the head of Mashreqbank,