Abu Issa Holding (AIH) is one of the leading business conglomerates in the Middle East, based in Doha –State of Qatar. Built over three decades, the group is one of Qatar’s most diversified and progressive businesses. It controls and operates market-leading companies across Qatar in various sectors including retail, distribution, telecommunications, IT, energy & engineering, investment, real estate and other market operations.
Blue Salon, a departmental store, was the group’s first venture and was established in 1981 with small-scale retail operations and distribution activity. Currently, Abu Issa Holding holds majority shares in more than 30 companies in Middle East with its headquarters based in Doha.
At Abu Issa Holding, we continually challenge ourselves to dynamically grow our businesses both internally and through world-class partnership while setting ever-higher standards of excellence and governance.
The group is spearheaded by Mr. Ashraf Abu Issa as the Chairman and CEO. He has been in business since he was 19 years old when his father (the founder) passed away in 1987. He has demonstrated versatile entrepreneurial and leadership qualities to continue the legacy of his father Mr. Abdul Raheem Abu Issa (Late).
Mr. Nabil Abu Issa, brother of Mr. Ashraf Abu Issa, has joined the organization in the capacity of Vice Chairman. His focus on innovation, growth and customer service is the key factor behind this phenomenal success.
With more than 6,000 employees, Abu Issa Holding is considered one of the leading family groups in the Gulf region.