100 Most Powerful Arabs 2018
Wed 27 Jun 2018 09:18 AM
Nadhmi Auchi

Company: Anglo-Arab Organisation General Mediterranean Holdings

Designation: Chairman

While the 80-year-old is among the richest Iraqis in the world, in the 1970s Auchi, a former owner and manager of construction companies in Iraq, was jailed by the regime of Saddam Hussein and was forced to flee the country in 1980.

His General Mediterranean Holdings has since grown into a massive international conglomerate of 120 companies worldwide.