Naguib Sawiris is the founder of Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E., which he led to become one of the leading Mediterranean Telecom players until 2011 when it was part of a merger deal with Russian Vimplecom. He has been Chairman of La Mancha Inc. since August 2012 and served as the Chairman of Wind Telecom. Between 2006 and 2007 he was Chairman of the Egyptian side of the Egyptian Italian Business Council. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Orascom TMT Investments S.r.l. and he is the Executive Chairman and CEO of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding.