The Founder's Story
Omar Kassem Alesayi Group (OKAG) was established in 1945 by the ambitious and visionary "Omar Kassem Alesayi". The Group was established with a desire to create a legacy, leveraging upon the initial textile business combined with an astute vision, and entrepreneurial eyes for opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Since the formative years, the group embarked on a journey of business segmentation anchored on their solid reputation in the market, deep-rooted product knowledge, traditional values, and business ethics. The philosophy set by our founder's vision led to collaborative ventures with some of the world’s leading brand names, fostering long-term relationships along the way.
Today our founder’s family business comprises of various companies/ subsidiaries: grouped into multiple business sectors which are " Engineering & Technology, Real Estate & Asset Development, Consumer & Trading, Electronics, Investment and Partnership".
The late, Omar Kassem Alesayi’s vision, passion for life, business acumen and a solid foundation based on his values and professional relationships were extraordinary. As a public figure, it was his sense of humanity, that transformed him into one of the greatest businessmen in modern Saudi Arabian history.
The founders' legacy have continued to inspire the next generation of leaders to continually transform the business along new, innovative and value- generating horizons, and in doing so continue to enrich the lives of people and their communities, as well as contribute to the development and growth of a thriving and vibrant, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The late Omar Kassem Alesayi divine soul left the earth on January 7th, 2008, and he will always be remembered for his innovative and collaborative approach to business and his value of people.
Board of Directors
Saeed Omar K. AlesayiBoard Member
Abdullah Omar K. AlesayiChairman
Mohammed Omar K. AlesayiBoard Member
Omar Kassem Alesayi Group (OKAG) is a leading family-owned business powerhouse anchored in the heritage, economy, and social fabric of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As a highly diversified company at the forefront of sectors including engineering and technology, real estate development, consumer and trading, electronics, and investments, now more than ever, is an exciting time to be part of the Omar Kassem Alesayi Group.
Omar Kassem Alesayi Group positively impacts the lives of residents and visitors in Saudi Arabia, through the development of iconic, large commercial projects that support the growth of Saudi Arabia’s economy, elevate the Kingdom’s infrastructure, and enhance the experience of visiting global communities.
Our philosophy continues to represent the deeply entrenched values that have guided our businesses over decades, whilst welcoming a new era for Omar Kassem Alesayi Group that is characterized by transformation, restructuring, and capacity building for a brighter future.
Omar Kassem Alesayi Group’s strategy underscores the commitment we have to provide sustainable investment opportunities through the management of diverse and unique investment portfolios. Complementing our investments, our retail brands continue to gain followership and recognition for their roles in transforming convenience and access to products and services in the Kingdom.
We are conscious of the impact on society and the gravity of our responsibilities, which is why we take great care in developing programs to positively impact the communities and the nation as good corporate citizens.
Driven by a world-class management team, and the guidance of our Board of Directors, Omar Kassem Alesayi Group is well-positioned to navigate the new wave of challenges that the dynamic, innovative, and transforming business environment in Saudi Arabia will bring. We are confident of the future and look forward to sharing our new chapter of success with you.
Since being founded in 1945, Omar Kassem Alesayi Group has been recognized as one of the leading and most respected family- owned conglomerates, demonstrating a proven track record of consistent and sustainable growth across a wide spectrum of business sectors throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Omar Kassem Alesayi Group with its investments is an enormous enterprise, OKAG with its investments is an enormous enterprise, currently employing more than one thousand employees, with offices located in various locations.
The group is structured to professionally preserve, manage, and grow its asset base through developing and executing measurable, impactful, and meaningful investments, development opportunities and operating strategies across their portfolio of companies, and the associated ecosystem of partnerships and alliances.
At Omar Kassem Alesayi Group, we cultivate talent and leadership to create sound business solutions, to best meet our customer needs. We build prudence and cost-effectiveness into our leadership culture and pass on the benefits to our customers. We aspire to thrive in business while bringing progress and prosperity to our own people and the communities where we operate.
Our operating companies are active in sectors crucial to sustainable prosperity. All employees support the businesses and management team with resources, expertise, and opportunities to become industry leaders. We are committed to bringing international best practices and investment opportunities to a wider cross-section of stakeholder interests.
The group is fully committed to playing its part in making Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 a success. Our successes will contribute to the success of Saudi Arabia, and for these reasons we have an unshakable determination to make good on our promises, - as this is the Omar Kassem Alesayi Group way.
The portfolio of companies within Omar Kassem Alesayi Group includes:
We will sustain Omar Kassem Alesayi Group legacy and continue to contribute to the development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the welfare of our citizens for centuries to come.
Our mission focuses on transforming and adding value to Saudi Arabia and enabling economic growth through building sustainable businesses, diversifying globally and creating a high return on investment for our varied stakeholders.
At Omar Kassem Alesayi Group we have
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