Top 100 Arab Family Businesses in the Middle East

Rank: 81


Country: Kuwait
Sector: Diversified
Establishment: 1954
Chairperson: Jassim Boodai
BoodaiCorp serves over 15 million customers annually across 10 sectors, including media, building materials, commodities, engineering, heavy machinery, logistics, print media, public transport, publishing and distribution, travel, and aviation. The company owns Alrai TV, a privately-owned satellite TV channel in Kuwait, as well as City Bus, a privately-owned public transport service with a fleet of 552 vehicles. BoodaiCorp own more than 54% of Jazeera Airways, over 84% in the Alrai Media Group Company, and around 95% of Hilal Cement Company, all of which are listed on Kuwait’s Stock Exchange.