Carlos Slim (born January 28, 1940) is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Known as the Warren Buffett of Mexico, Slim was ranked as the world’s richest man from 2010 to 2013. He is influential in nearly every sector in Mexico and accounts for 40% of the listings on the Mexican Stock Exchange. Slim created most of his wealth through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso, which includes businesses from the telecommunications, education, healthcare, industrial manufacturing, food and beverages, real estate, airlines, mining, and oil sectors of the economy. America Movil, Latin America’s largest mobile carrier, currently accounts for the majority of Slim’s wealth at $49 billion. Slim founded three non-profit organizations in Mexico, focusing on education, healthcare, arts, and downturn restoration.

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