REVEALED: Top 5 Most Powerful Arabs In Saudi Arabia

Prince Alwaleed tops the 2015 Gulf Business list of the most powerful Arabs in Saudi Arabia.



1. HRH PRINCE ALWALEED BIN TALAL BIN ABDULAZIZ AL SAUD, Chairman, Kingdom Holding Company

Sector: FinanceSince establishing Kingdom Holding in 1979, he has amassed a fortune standing at between $21.2 billion and $28.1 billion, according to different estimates, through investments in the likes of Citibank, Movenpick Hotels, Walt Disney, Apple Inc, News Corp, Twitter and PepsiCo.The prince also launched Alarab, a 24-hour news channel this year, which was taken off-air within hours of operation.

The full list of the Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs is published in the February 2015 issue of Gulf Business and can be purchased from newsstands in the Gulf.

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