- Name: Mo Ibrahim
- Born: 05/03/1946 (74 years old)
Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim (Arabic: محمد إبراهيم?; born 3 May 1946) is a Sudanese-British billionaire businessman. He worked for several telecommunications companies, before founding Celtel, which when sold had over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in 14 African countries. After selling Celtel in 2005 for $3.4 billion, he set up the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to encourage better governance in Africa, as well as creating the Mo Ibrahim Index, to evaluate nations’ performance. He is also a member of the Africa regional advisory board of London Business School.
Birth Place: Sudan
Mo Ibrahim quotes :
Positive market incentives operating in the public interest are too few and far between, and are also up against a seemingly never-ending expansion of perverse incentives and lobbying.Mo Ibrahim