Who is Kutayba Alghanim?
He is shareholder and chairman of Alghanim Industries. He was born in 1944. He was married and has 4 children (Waleed, Omar, Bassam and Samar).
Alghanim Industries is one of the largest privately-owned companies in Kuwait and the Gulf region.
It operates in more than 40 countries. It was founded by his father Yusuf Ahmed Alghanim.
Kutayba graduated at the University of California and returned to Kuwait in 1970.
The Alghanim family has a long history as commercial merchants in the region. Already in the 1930s the company founded by his grandfather had 4,000 employees.
Alghanim introduced General Motor vehicles in Kuwait. And became one of the largest GM agencies in the world.
Kuwait’s Biggest Auto Dealer
Alghanim Automotive is Kuwait’s biggest auto dealer. For brands as Chevrolet and Cadillac. Nowadays Alghanim Industries holds the agencies for companies like Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Siemens, Nokia, IBM, Dell, Daewoo, Compaq, and Philips.
The family business has more than 14,000 employees. And has been recognized as one of the Best Employers in the Middle East. And as one of Asia’s Best Employer Brands.