Carlos Slim Helú

Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Slim has been ranked by Forbes as the richest person in the world since 2010.[3] His extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso, SA de CV, have amassed interests in the fields of communications, technology, retailing, and finance. Presently he is the chairman and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and América Móvil. He was born January 28, 1940.

Mexican Tycon Carlos Slim Is The Richest Man In Latin America; Who Are The Other Billionaires In The Region?

How many billionaires live in the most unequal region in the world? Exactly 111 people can count their wealth at more than $1 billion, according to consultancy firm Wealth-X and Swiss bank UBS. 2013 saw the list grow by three names compared to 2012; their combined wealth reaches $496 billion, or 2.3 percent more than the previous year.

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