Top 100 Arab
Family Businesses

7. Abdul Latif Jameel

Country: Saudi Arabia
Sector: Diversified
Establishment: 1945
Chairman and CEO: Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel

Abdul Latif Jameel began as a small trading business and Toyota distributor in Saudi Arabia. Today, it spans 30 countries and employs more than 11,000 people. It operates in eight sectors: health, engineering and manufacturing, financial services, land and real estate, energy and environmental services, consumer products, advertising and media, and transportation. In July 2022, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy’s FRV and Harmony Energy announced the beginning of construction of a 198MWh battery energy storage system, one of the U.K.’s largest battery storage projects. The family business is also an investor in Greaves Electric Mobility.