In this Q & A session, Samih Sawiris, Chairman and CEO of Orascom Development Holding, the Egyptian-Montrnegrin billionaire, shares his career choices, motivations and lessons learned. He explains how he started a boat factory in Egypt, which was followed by another business idea: A winery.

Samih shared his love for boats; one of the reasons why he founded a boat company, and advised the audience with regard to the process of starting a business:  “It does not make sense to get into a business that you are not passionate about.”

As he received many criticisms from people, Samih shares his opinion on this and explains the way he has dealt with criticism. During this record, you will hear why it is good to be stubborn in business, when it is necessary to get a business partner to found a company, and what his only expectation from young people is.

 

 

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