In 1957 Mohammed and Abdulrahman Albawardi entered into a partnership that has evolved into one of Saudi Arabia's foremost merchant houses. Their commitment to operate ethically was matched by a strong ambition to be the best in every area of the business. These founding principles, values and commitments set by the founders are still followed in the group generation after another.
Today the Group has a branch network covering Saudi Arabia and GCC countries and employs over 2,000 professional staff whose skills and abilities are fundamental to its success. Albawardi invests significantly in their development, using the latest systems to ensure that its human resources are effectively developed and that they are empowered to fulfill their career aspirations.
Although the primary focus remains on Saudi Arabia and the neighboring Gulf states, Albawardi interests and operations extend across the globe.
The Group has four main areas of activity: trading, industry, services and investment. The achievements of Albawardi Group and its subsidiaries have been recognized through numerous awards and citations from international brand principals, industry groups and governmental bodies.
Albawardi great stability, growth and strength lies in its flexibility to respond to changing market dynamics and the diversified nature of its activities. Albawardi vision is customer oriented and innovative. As a result, it can optimize its response to new opportunities and market developments, while meeting the highest international quality standards across all the Group's operations.
World-class companies in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East leverage the expertise of Albawardi subsidiaries. Competitive advantages enjoyed by its customers are a fitting testament to the Group's culture of quality and this is a cornerstone of the business on which long-term relationships are fostered. Partnership with Albawardi Group ensures association with a dynamic enterprise that enjoys a longstanding reputation for professionalism and an ethical approach to business.