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Operations

Al-Bustan Village, Riyadh

Operations in Saudi Arabia & the Middle East

The Olayan Group has a strong track record of diversified operations in Saudi Arabia, having started its first business in the Kingdom in 1947. Riyadh-based Olayan Financing Company (OFC) manages the Group’s commercial and industrial operations in Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East. It oversees more than 40 companies engaged in manufacturing, product distribution, and services. These include wholly owned operating companies, joint ventures with major multinationals, and firms in which OFC has a substantial ownership interest. Olayan also actively invests in listed companies in the Kingdom and the region.

Partners & Suppliers

The roots of The Olayan Group are in contracting and commerce. The Group’s affiliation with famous brands began at the very start, in 1947, when Suliman Olayan launched a trucking company in Saudi Arabia under contract to Bechtel. In 1954, he established General Trading Company as exclusive distributor of famous products from Kimberly-Clark, General Foods, Pillsbury, and Hunt Wesson.

That history lives on today. The Group’s suppliers and joint venture partners are among the world’s most reputable and recognizable names. Their products and services span a variety of sectors, enhancing the quality of life in Saudi Arabia and the wider region.

Construction Related Businesses
Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
Food Franchising Businesses
HealthCare Related Businesses
Industrial Equipment & Services
Business Equipment & Services

Partners & Suppliers

The roots of The Olayan Group are in contracting and commerce. The Group’s affiliation with famous brands began at the very start, in 1947, when Suliman Olayan launched a trucking company in Saudi Arabia under contract to Bechtel. In 1954, he established General Trading Company as exclusive distributor of famous products from Kimberly-Clark, General Foods, Pillsbury, and Hunt Wesson.

That history lives on today. The Group’s suppliers and joint venture partners are among the world’s most reputable and recognizable names. Their products and services span a variety of sectors, enhancing the quality of life in Saudi Arabia and the wider region.

Construction Related Businesses
Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
Food Franchising Businesses
HealthCare Related Businesses
Industrial Equipment & Services
Business Equipment & Services