Abdulla Yousif Fakhro Group
Top 100 Arab Family Businesses in the Middle East

Rank: 78

Abdulla Yousif Fakhro Group

Country: Bahrain

Sector: Diversified

Establishment: 1888

Chairperson: Esam Abdulla Fakhro

Haji Yousif bin Abdulraman Fakhro, the group’s founder, inherited a dates and building materials trading business from his father. Today it has operations in the automotive, industrial, electron­ics, telecommunica­tions, insurance, contracting, shipping, and logistics sectors. With operations in Bahrain, Iraq, the U.A.E., Qatar, and India, the group has strategic alliances with global partners such as Budget Rent- A-Car, BYD Auto, Mobil, Sony Ericsson, Cisco and McDonald’s. Chairman Esam Abdulla Fakhro also chairs Bahrain Cinema Company and serves as the deputy chairman of the National Bank of Bahrain.