“Forbes Middle East” magazine ranked Ajlan & Bros. Company at the rank 26 in its annual list of the 100 most influential Arab companies in the Arab world, in the distinguished celebration recently organized by the magazine in Dubai in the presence of a group of the most important chief executives of public and private companies and institutions in the GCC countries and the Arab world. In that event, Forbes revealed its annual list of the most powerful Arab companies in the Arab world for the year 2015. The honoring of Ajlan & Bros. by listing its name in the list of the most influential Arab companies in the Arab world reflects the successes that the company has continued to achieve and the tangible impact of it in terms of trade, economic and social aspects in the countries and societies in which it operates, and confirms the integrity of the approaches, mechanisms and plans upon which the company operates and enabled it to do so. This superiority and distinction give the company a new momentum in terms of its good reputation among its customers due to its products quality, as it was one of the first GCC companies operating in the clothing sector to obtain the international quality certificate. It also obtained the Swiss Inspection Institute certificate, which is granted to companies that use environmentally friendly materials in its clothing products. Ajlan & Bros. Company was selected in the list of the most influential Arab companies according to performance measurement criteria, including the number of employees where the company employs about 9 thousand employees, the company’s age extending for more than 37 years, the international presence as the company carries out its commercial activities in 10 countries, having a number of other companies affiliate to it, and the company’s remarkable media presence in the various media. These criteria indicate that Ajlan & Bros. Company has become an integral part of the economic landscape in the region and played an important role in pumping huge investments into the veins of the economies of the countries in which it operates. It also clearly contributed to the renaissance and development of society, by providing job opportunities, and supporting charitable activities and social responsibility programs.
It is worth mentioning that Ajlan & Bros. Company is one of the leading Saudi family and global companies working in the field of manufacturing traditional clothes for men in the Kingdom and the GCC countries, in addition to ready-made clothes. It was established in 1979, and its headquarters is in Riyadh, and it is distinguished in the trade of Shemagh, ghutr and ready-made clothes. Thus, it is considered one of the companies that kept pace with the prosperity and growth of the Kingdom, and entered strongly into the world of men’s clothing, Shemagh and ghutr, which became the main specialty of the company’s activity, to become one of the largest names in the GCC in this large sector. Ajlan and Bros. has large investments in real estate sector in Saudi Arabia, Europe, Asia, America and China, as well as investment in private property in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East (Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, India, China, and Korea) through the Private Equity Fund or Direct investment in addition to stock market investment in 25 countries.