Kanoo Group-UAE

The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, logistics, property, oil & gas, power industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others.

Established in Bahrain in 1890 by Haji Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo, the company grew from its early trading and shipping to become amongst the most diversified and highly regarded business houses in the Gulf region and beyond.

From Bahrain, the YBA Kanoo spread in Saudi Arabia in 1930s.

In 1967, Hamed Kanoo came from Saudi Arabia to the UAE to establish and grow the family’s business. He managed to successfully put up “The Kanoo Group” as a trusted name in the country from a humble start of 5 people including him. At present, The Kanoo Group operates in UAE and Oman.

Mishal Kanoo currently serves as the Chairman of The Kanoo Group. There are over 1,200 people working for the group and its joint ventures in the UAE.

The Kanoo Group has unremittingly grown its realm of businesses into various divisions – Kanoo Shipping, Kanoo Travel, Kanoo Holidays, The Travel Attache, Kanoo Machinery, Kanoo Oil & Gas, Kanoo Power & Industrial Projects, Kanoo Freight, Kanoo Rapid Transit (KRT), H.A.K Industrial Chemicals, Kanoo Exhibition Organizers, Kanoo Industrial Products, Kanoo Engineering, KANRENT, Stor-Mat Systems, BRC Arabia, Kanoo Business Centre (KBC) and Gemini Software Solutions.


Source: LinkedIn

Job TitleLocationAction
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