Louis Gallois, CEO of EADS, poses on board at the Airbus A380 in Hamburg, Germany. The world's largest passenger liner, built by the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus, is delivered to Emirates Airline. (Getty Images)
Vicious competition and a saturated marketplace have made life tough for Saudi Arabia’s third mobile operator, Zain KSA. But the appointment last year of one of the kingdom’s top telecoms figures, Sheikh Farhan Al Faisal Al Jarbaa, has helped the firm turn its fortunes around.