Mohed Altrad

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The billionaire who rose from humble roots in Syria to conquer the business world in France

  • Mohed Altrad, the founder and owner of the Altrad Group, was named World Entrepreneur in 2015 by Ernst and Young
  • Altrad was born in 1948 into a Bedouin tribe in the desert area of Raqqa in Syria and his story is literally one of rags to riches
By Randa Takieddine ·

Book Review: The Bedouin who made it to France

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