WJ Towell & Co.
Top 100 Arab Family Businesses in the Middle East
Rank: 94

WJ Towell & Co.

Country: Oman
Sector: Diversified
Establishment: 1866

Chairperson: Hussain Jawad

Mohamed Fadhil of the Sultan family bought WJ Towell & Co in 1914 after serving as its CEO. Today, it is a wholly-owned Omani company that comprises seven divisions: enhance, engineering, construction, property, services and trade, consumer product, and automotive. Among the group’s companies is Towell Property and Towell Auto Center. The company also has a number of joint ventures with global brands, such as Nestle, bringing products like Nesquik, Quality Street, and Fitness to Oman, as well as Unilever, which offers products such as Dove, Comfort, and Vaseline. The group has operations in U.A.E., Kuwait, and India.