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Scott Gegenheimer
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Scott Gegenheimer

Industry: Technology

Designation: CEO Scott Gegenheimer presided over a twelve percent growth in revenue in the first half, although net profits dropped by almost 55 percent in comparison to the same period a year earlier.

Country: Kuwait

Occupation: CEO Scott Gegenheimer presided over a twelve percent growth in revenue in the first half, although net profits dropped by almost 55 percent in comparison to the same period a year earlier.

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National Mobile (Wataniya)

Kuwait

CEO Scott Gegenheimer presided over a twelve percent growth in revenue in the first half, although net profits dropped by almost 55 percent in comparison to the same period a year earlier.

Another piece of major news from H1was Wataniya's move to list on the Qatar Stock Exchange - the first firm outside the Gulf state to launch on the bourse.  Wataniya is also seeing strong growth in Algeria and Tunisia, under its subsidiary Tunisiana. The firm's customer base in Palestine, where a service was launched in 2009, has already reached 110,000 people.