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Carlos Slim Helú

Mexico City, Mexico

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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. 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. At present, he is the chairman and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and América Móvil.