Revealed: The 100 world's most influential Arabs 2017
Mohamad Al Ajlan
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Mohamad Al Ajlan

Industry: Diversified

Company: Ajlan & Bros

Designation: Deputy chairman

Country: Saudi Arabia

mohamad Alajlan’s day

spans everything from textiles and fashion to real estate and stock markets. As the deputy chairman or general manager of more than 30 companies, he has a full schedule. His top priority is as deputy chairman of one of the largest manufacturers of menswear in the GCC, Ajlan bin Abdulaziz Alajlan & Bros Companies Group, which was established in 1979 in Riyadh and employs more than 9,000 people in 10 countries.

Under several subsidiaries, Ajlan & Bros owns real estate in Saudi Arabia, Europe, Asia, the US and China, and owns stakes in firms listed in 25 countries.

As deputy chairman of the Saudi-Chinese Business Council, Alajlan’s role in developing business between the oil rich kingdom and the largest population in the world will become ever more influential.