Karim Beshara

CEO, LINKdotNET, Egypt

Karim Beshara is chief executive officer of LINKdotNET, the largest private Internet service provider in the Middle East. Since joining the company in May 2000, he has been responsible at various times for business development, sales, new ventures and commercial activities.

In June 2001, Mr. Beshara took on responsibility for LINKdotNET�s corporate sales. In October 2002, he became chief commercial officer, responsible for the sales and marketing of a growing line of products and services. In 2003, after the company was split into consumer and corporate divisions, Mr. Beshara assumed the position of vice president of sales and marketing for consumer business. In March 2004, he was appointed vice president of international operations, responsible for all international operations for the company and establishing its presence in countries within Africa and the Middle East. In August 2005, he assumed the position of chief executive officer. Between November 2004 and February 2005, he was additionally acting human resources director and acting chief commercial officer.

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