Fadi Pharaon
Global Meets Local 2021

Fadi Pharaon

Rank: 34

Company: Ericsson

Designation: President—Middle East and Africa

Sector: Telecom

Nationality: Swedish

Global headquarters: Sweden

MENA headquarters: U.A.E.

Pharaon has been working with Ericsson for more than 21 years. He assumed his current role in 2019 and today leads more than 4,380 people. Ericsson recorded nearly $1 billion in sales in MEA during the first six months of 2021. In October 2021, Pharaon oversaw the launch of the Ericsson Graduate Program in the U.A.E., which will provide young Emiratis with training to accelerate the country’s digital progress in line with the U.A.E. Vision 2021.