- The Al-Futtaim Group
The Al-Futtaim Group
Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading
enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself
regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organisation, positioning
itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates
collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market
segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain,
Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.
The group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries
and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility
and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving
global business scenario. The Group's continued investment in world class systems
technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance
and service delivery.
The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that
combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service
and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked
with the Group's belief in de-centralisation gives the heads of the operating companies
a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential
flexibility, and individual employees a clear defined work culture and sense of
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