Ansari, Michael S. - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 2016-2017
Founder, Michael S. Ansari Africa Center.
Michael Saeed Ansari is an industrialist and a philanthropist. He founded M.I.C. Industries, Inc. in 1981 and has served as its Chairman, President and CEO since its inception. M.I.C. reached Inc. Magazine's list of America's 500 fastest growing companies in the 1990’s, and has grown to be the global leader in industrial manufacturing of its kind. Prior to founding M.I.C., Mr. Ansari owned a number of other manufacturing and trading companies.
In addition, in the 1990’s, Michael Ansari in partnership with former U.S. Secretary of State General Alexander Haig formed US-CIS Ventures, Inc. to participate in developmental programs of certain CIS countries. Mr. Ansari was a principal and a major participant in the development of oil and gas pipeline concepts between countries in central Asia and Europe. For a period of time, he was the United States Honorary Consul for Turkmenistan and was a member of President George H.W. Bush's OPIC Investment Mission delegation overseas.
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