Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies
and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as
retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and
hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded
its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and
has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC
and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia,
East Africa and Europe.
Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its
business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which
it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice
of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after
Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real
estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual
businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits
employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered
with authority and responsibility for their work.
The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding
the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses,
built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.