Top 100 Arab
Family Businesses

59. GMG

Country: U.A.E.
Sector: Diversified
Establishment: 1977
Chairman: Abdulaziz Hassan Ali Baker

GMG began in 1977 when Abdul Aziz Baker opened a small butcher shop in Dubai. The company has since grown into a global well-being company, which employs over 8,000 people. It partners with more than 120 global brands and operates under five divisions. It has 450 sports stores worldwide. Its food division has six product lines. The health division focuses on nutrition, pharmacare, vitamins, and supplements. The consumer goods division distributes international and local brands, including Geant and Franprix. GMG Ventures has four brands: Trilogi, Emirates British Nursery, Jumeirah Centre, and Sun Coast.