If a wind blows; ride it:
The Abdul Latif Jameel story

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Accelerating access to healthcare for those who need it most

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Rebooting our climate:
the sustainable energy transition

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Building cities fit for the future

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Mobility:
moving with the times

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Navigating the future of finance

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Oceans of opportunity: managing our most prized resource

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World premiere of new Lexus LX in Riyadh

FRV achieves financial close for Holes Bay battery project

Jameel Observatory launches to tackle climate-related food insecurity

UK’s largest battery energy storage project launches

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World premiere of new Lexus LX in Riyadh
October 14, 2021

World premiere of new Lexus LX in Riyadh

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FRV achieves financial close for Holes Bay battery project
October 14, 2021

FRV achieves financial close for Holes Bay battery project

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Jameel Observatory launches to tackle climate-related food insecurity
September 22, 2021

Jameel Observatory launches to tackle climate-related food insecurity

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UK’s largest battery energy storage project launches
September 7, 2021

UK’s largest battery energy storage project launches

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Toyota Corolla reaches global sales milestone of 50 million vehicles
August 29, 2021

Toyota Corolla reaches global sales milestone of 50 million vehicles

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Saudi Logistics Academy launches to develop young talent
August 1, 2021

Saudi Logistics Academy launches to develop young talent

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New generation 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser in Saudi Arabia
July 5, 2021

New generation 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser in Saudi Arabia

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Almar Water Solutions doubles Chilean presence with new acquisition
June 28, 2021

Almar Water Solutions doubles Chilean presence with new acquisition

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Art Jameel announces opening date of Hayy Jameel
June 22, 2021

Art Jameel announces opening date of Hayy Jameel

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First hybrid PV solar-storage project in Australia
June 17, 2021

First hybrid PV solar-storage project in Australia

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FRV in new Spanish project for large-scale green hydrogen-powered buses
June 16, 2021

FRV in new Spanish project for large-scale green hydrogen-powered buses

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Toyota honors a Decade of Customer Service Excellence
June 14, 2021

Toyota honors a Decade of Customer Service Excellence

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Progressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals
June 6, 2021

Progressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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FRV contributes to decarbonizing public mobility
June 3, 2021

FRV contributes to decarbonizing public mobility

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JIMCO invests in Cellarity Series B funding
June 1, 2021

JIMCO invests in Cellarity Series B funding

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Celebrating Komatsu’s Centennial Anniversary
May 23, 2021

Celebrating Komatsu’s Centennial Anniversary

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Pioneering heart surgery procedure launched to help save lives
April 12, 2021

Pioneering heart surgery procedure launched to help save lives

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Toyota takes top spot in Saudi auto brand index 2021
March 28, 2021

Toyota takes top spot in Saudi auto brand index 2021

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FRV closes on largest utility-scale solar plant in Armenia
March 25, 2021

FRV closes on largest utility-scale solar plant in Armenia

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Strategic collaboration to develop inflammatory disease & COVID19 therapeutic
March 23, 2021

Strategic collaboration to develop inflammatory disease & COVID19 therapeutic

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Celebrating 75 years of commercial success and family philanthropy

For over three quarters of a century, we have been inspired by vision and opportunity, investing in meaningful pursuits around the world and enabling businesses and communities to flourish and prosper.

From the entrepreneurial vision of our founder, the late Sheikh Abdul Latif Jameel in 1945, to the global diversified business and philanthropy of today, we have come a long way . . . And this is only the beginning.

Hear from some of those who have been part of this amazing journey.

“I would like to renew my special gratitude to Community Jameel for their support over many years . . .”

HRH The Prince of Wales

President, The Prince’s Foundation

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“a common vision  . . . to make the world a better place through mobility for all”

Akio Toyoda 豊田 章男

President, Member of the Board of Directors
Toyota Motor Corporation

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“75 years, countless lives transformed”

Bono

Co-founder of ONE
Lead Singer,  U2

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“a major force in philanthropy, particularly in the fields of education, health, water, poverty reduction and culture.”

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco

Sovereign Prince of Monaco

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“the passion for improving lives has been a constant in the Jameel family for generations”

HM Queen Rania Al Abdullah

Queen of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

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“I am looking forward to living in a better world in which  Abdul Latif Jameel will have played a fundamental role in creating.”

Dr. Simba Gill

Chief Executive Officer
Evelo Biosciences

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“Community Jameel, the whole Jameel family, is truly a gift to the world”

L. Rafael Reif

President
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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“a vision that helps us look beyond the material aspects of life”

HE Noura Bint Mohammed Al Kaabi

Cabinet Member and Minister of Culture and Youth
United Arab Emirates

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“We are very impressed by what you achieve, and we are very proud and happy to be with you.”

Alain Mérieux

President
Mérieux Foundation

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“Your family’s philanthropy . . . is making such a difference to so many people in so many parts of the world.”

Professor Alice P. Gast FREng

President, Imperial College London

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“Abdul Latif Jameel transforms everything it touches… so many dimensions of human life.”

Esther Duflo & Abhijit Banerjee

Co-Founders/Directors, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT
Nobel Laureates, Economic Sciences 2019

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“75 years of generosity, leadership and cultural insight”

Dr. Tristram Hunt

Director
Victoria & Albert Museum

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What they say at the beginning – ‘we long term players’ – now I understand what it means

Jose & Rafael Benjumea

Co-Founders
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV)

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“an awesome journey led by a group with brave spirit of philanthropy”

Makoto Gonokami 五神 真

President, The University of Tokyo

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“Mohammed Jameel, an extraordinary individual, taught me the the value of philanthropy; the value of giving back”

David M. Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, Carlyle Group

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“fostering the exchange; fostering the understanding; fostering the ability to have art flourish”

Max Hollein

Director
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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” . . .  and you inspired me to create the Andrea Bocelli Foundation.”

Andrea Bocelli & Veronica Berti Bocelli

Founder & Vice-President,  The Andrea Bocelli Foundation

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“I was immediately struck by the sincerity of their devotion to the cause of doing good … and the ingenuity they bring to that cause.”

Tony Blair

Executive Chairman of the Institute for Global Change &
Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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“He’s a man of ideas most of all, and someone who’s truly committed to making a difference in the world.”

Dr. Arundhati Tuli Banerjee

Executive Director, Office of Philanthropic Partnerships
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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” . . . exemplary and a role model in its high quality and in its international engagements with all partners.”

HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz

Chairman,  Saudi Space Commission

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“an amazing amalgamation that has created amazing things”

Tim Collins

Chief Executive Officer
Ripplewood

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“What a wise and generous friend we have in Mohammed and Community Jameel; what amazing work they’ve catalyzed.”

Dr Susan Hockfield

President Emerita and Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

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“This honorable history constitutes a model for the meaning and importance of social responsibility.”

HRH Prince Turki bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Chairman, King Faisal Center for Research & Islamic Studies

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“a passion for doing what they’re doing, and really accelerating renewables worldwide”

Peter Kavanagh

Chief Executive Officer
Harmony Energy

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“ I could not have entered region without such an excellent partner”

Yoshiyuki Sankai 山海 嘉之

President and Chief Executive Officer
CYBERDYNE Inc.

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“the notion of ‘family’ defines Abdul Latif Jameel . . . how one engages in the world . . . and cares for the wider community”

Aaron Cezar

Director
Delfina Foundation

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“The difference in your philanthropic contribution, to all of us, has been ‘impact’.” 

Prof. the Lord Ara Darzi of Denham OM KBE FRCS FMEDSCI HONFRENG

Co-Director of the IGHI, Professor of Surgery, Imperial College London

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“One of the World’s great corporations today.  More important are the contributions of BRJ to this community.”

Dr. Majid Al Qasibi

Minister of Commerce
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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“We all owe them a great debt for their contributions to making a better world.”

Prof. John H Lienhard V

Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Water & Mechanical Engineering
Director, Abdul Latif Jameel Water & Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) at MIT

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“A global Saudi model that demonstrates the importance of private sector’s role in serving society.”

HRH Princess Adela bint Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

Chairwoman of multiple Saudi charitable societies

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“I wish for another 75 years of Community Jameel and the spirit of Community Jameel, because the world needs it.”

Sanjay E. Sarma

Fred Fort Flowers & Daniel Fort Flowers Prof. of Mech. Engineering
Vice President Open Learning, MIT

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“[your] commitment to solving global challenges is making a real difference, enabling truly life-changing work.”

Professor Stephen J. Toope

Vice-Chancellor
The University of Cambridge

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“Your partnership with Ford Motor Company globally is a relationship that we are extremely proud to have.”

Randy Krieger

President
Ford Direct Markets
Ford Motor Company

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“Community Jameel has launched, what have become now we’re leading research centers at MIT.”

James J Collins

Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering & Science
Dept. of Biological Engineering, MIT

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“I am pleased by Community Jameel’s groundbreaking work … on the most pressing issues of the world.”

Prof. Muhammad Yunus

Founder, Grameen Bank
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2006

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“Your kindness has enriched society on so many levels.”

Nadhmi Al-Nasr

Chief Executive Officer
NEOM

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“Your family has demonstrated just how much can be accomplished by  . . . demonstrating sustained leadership on important issues.”

JoeBen Bevirt

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Joby Aviation

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When I think of Abdul Latif Jameel . . . I think of a company that has achieved a unique and far-reaching legacy.

HE Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

Chairman of Mashreq Bank

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Quick Reads

Touring Shuqaiq 3 IWP with Luis Morales

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Perspectives

Shuqaiq 3: investing in the future

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Spotlight by Fady M. Jameel

Combatting food security in a post-pandemic world

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Quick Reads

Toyota Lexus Morocco open new outlets

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Perspectives

Creating a responsible route to growth

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ESG investment
Spotlight by Fady M. Jameel

The unstoppable rise of ESG

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Quick Reads

Lean Aviation MRO from Four Principles

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Perspectives

Feel the power: UN SDG 7

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Wet bulb phenomenon
Spotlight by Fady M. Jameel

Deadly heat is cooler than you think

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Quick Reads

Creating meaningful investor-startup partnerships

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Luis Morales, Shuqaiq 3
Perspectives

Shuqaiq 3: pushing the boundaries of innovation

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TTMS Kaizen Award 2021

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Toyota Turkey picks up coveted Kaizen award

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Hydrogen powered bus
Perspectives

Next stop: hydrogen-powered public transport

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Shuqaiq 3 IWP construction

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Construction continues at Shuqaiq 3 IWP

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UN SDG 6
Perspectives

Waters of Life - UN SDG 6, clean water and sanitation

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Contego BESS - FRV

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FRV energizes Contego battery energy storage plant

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Cellarity
Perspectives

Understanding a new approach to drug discovery

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World Population Day 2021

Quick Reads

A catalyst for change this World Population Day

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Sunset at Shuqaiq 3
Perspectives

Shuqaiq 3: an oasis of opportunity

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Water Treatment plant with sunrise

In The News

Fady Jameel on the cover of Smart Water Magazine

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UN SDG
Perspectives

Creating opportunity through education

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Quick Reads

Global launch of all-new Toyota Land Cruiser 300

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Prof James J. Collins
Perspectives

Driving progress through partnerships

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World Oceans Day

Quick Reads

Supporting World Oceans Day 2021

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UN SDG Flags
Perspectives

Investing in a more inclusive, healthier future

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In The News

Jameel Family's commitment to global prosperity

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ALJ Properties Dari Q Residences
Perspectives

Building tomorrow’s hopes and dreams today

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Four Principles lean startup

Quick Reads

A lean startup methodology vital for survival

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Shuqaiq 3, Saudi Arabia
Perspectives

Shuqaiq 3: rising to the challenge

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For years Abdul Latif Jameel has opened new doors

For over seven decades, we have been inspired by vision and opportunity. We have invested in meaningful pursuits across the globe, enabling people, businesses and communities to flourish and prosper.

From the entrepreneurial vision of founder in 1945, to the global diversified business of today: we have come a long away. And this is just the beginning.

Learn about us

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major business sectors

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years of proven expertise

"The MENA region and Turkey are a fertile ground for private market activity"

CEO, PineBridge Investments ME
in 'Gulf Business'

Now we’re opening more . . .

Backed by deep knowledge and on-the-ground experience across the MENAT region, we’re embarking on a new journey – taking Abdul Latif Jameel to a new level through promising ventures and strategic partnerships that channel inward investment into the Middle East.

Learn about our regional expertise

Six People
11,000+

employees

Two Men One With Tie
40+

nationalities

Hailed as the 'gateway between East and West' for thousands of years, the countries of the Middle East, together with the rapidly evolving economies of North Africa and Turkey, form the MENAT region - today an international crossroads for commerce and investment.
US$ 2.7tn of economic opportunity estimated in the region.
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net borrowings

We’re helping businesses that look further to reach further

We’ve capitalized on our comprehensive business expertise from decades in the automotive sector and applied it to new sectors that contribute to the infrastructure of life.

It’s our intent to help people advance their quality of life by unlocking new potential.

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"One of the world's most engaged and productive organizations"

Gallup

Globe
30

countries globally

"I am very confident that the talent and values are in place to make this region [MENAT] fit for the new realities that we have to face in the world."

Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman
World Economic Forum

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A Global Presence

From our modest roots in Saudi Arabia some 75 years ago, today Abdul Latif Jameel is a globally-respected, successful and diversified business. 

We are present in 30 countries, across five continents, with operations in seven major industry sectors.

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Our Businesses

Health

We see our healthcare business as a commitment to improving the health and well being of vulnerable people around the world.

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Our Businesses

Transportation

With one of the most comprehensive automotive networks in Saudi Arabia and growing operations in eight other key markets, we’re providing mobility and transportation solutions across MENAT, Europe, and Asia.

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Our Businesses

Transportation: Passenger Vehicles

With a distribution and retail presence spanning nine countries and three continents, we invest in delivering outstanding customer satisfaction in diverse markets.

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Our Businesses

Transportation: Commercial Vehicles and Equipment

We provide world-class construction equipment, commercial vehicles and specialist training and servicing to Saudi Arabia, underlining our committment to the continuous development of the region’s infrastructure.

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Our Businesses

Transportation: Logistics

To support our successful transportation sector businesses, we have developed one of the MENAT region’s largest automotive supply infrastructures. In 2015, we also moved into non-automotive logistics after being appointed as the Global Service Provider for FedEx Express in Saudi Arabia.

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Our Businesses

Transportation: Expanded Vehicle Services

To meet the growing demand for vehicle related services, we've expanded our transportation offering to provide a comprehensive service experience – from pre-owned vehicles, to auto body repair, personalization and vehicle telematics.

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Our Businesses

Engineering and Manufacturing

We’re more than just an automotive parts producer and supplier – we’re a global solution-led provider that caters to aftermarket needs, from product development to manufacturing and distribution.

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Our Businesses

Financial Services

We see our financial services business as a way to invest in the people and infrastructure of the MENAT region by allowing individuals and businesses to flourish.

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Our Businesses

Land and Real Estate

As one of Saudi Arabia’s leading land and property developers, we are addressing rising demand in the country by delivering pleasing environments for residential and commercial purposes.

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Our Businesses

Energy and Environmental Services

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and Environmental Services is today the largest GCC-based solar PV developer and one of the leading solar PV developers in the world.

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Our Businesses

Consumer Products

Since the 1970s, we’ve supplied comprehensive, quality products and services for Saudi Arabian consumers as a trusted partner for some of the world’s leading consumer electronics brands, consumer durables, and commercial applications.

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Our Businesses

Advertising and Media

We’re helping our brand partners and our clients reach the diverse, disparate, but engaged consumer market in the MENAT region through all types of brand representation and activation services.

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