Top 100 Arab
Family Businesses

23. Zamil Group

Country: Saudi Arabia
Sector: Diversified
Establishment: 1920
President : Khalid Al Zamil

Founded as a trade and services company in Bahrain by Abdullah Hamad Al Zamil, Zamil Group today operates across building materials, manufacturing, offshore, petrochemicals, trade and services, real estate, and investment. It has a portfolio of 13 wholly-owned companies, 12 joint ventures, and two publicly-traded companies, including the Sahara International Petrochemical Company (SIPCHEM). In 2002, the group’s subsidiary, Zamil Industrial Investment Company, which employs over 13,000 people across 55 countries, was listed on the Saudi Exchange.