The Al-Futtaim Group is a large conglomerate operating in the United Arab Emirates.The Al-Futtaim Group, founded over 70 years ago, is one of the most respected corporations in the lower Gulf Region. It operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE.
The group was founded in the 1930s and expanded rapidly in the 1940s and 1950s becoming an integrated commercial, industrial, and services organization.
The Al-Futtaim family split its business interests in 2000 with Abdulla Al Futtaim controlling the automotive and mainly retail business, and his cousin Majid controlling a property development business (now known as Majid Al Futtaim Group).
In September 2013, the group bid $86 million to take full control of the Nairobi-based car retailer CMC Holdings
Al-Futtaim Group employs over 30,000 people and operates eight divisions comprising automotive, electronics, insurance, services, real estate, retail, industries, and overseas. The Chairman is Abdulla Al Futtaim who reportedly has close connections with the Ruler of Dubai, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Abdulla Al Futtaim is estimated by Forbes magazine to have a net worth of $1.6 billion as at March 2012 ranking him as the 804th richest person in the world, and third richest in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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