Global delivery service chief announces move into Kuwait City, calls it a 'really exciting market'
Deliveroo, the delivery service founded in 2013 by William Shu and Greg Orlowski, has announced its launch in Kuwait.
Deliveroo said it will enable locals in Kuwait City to order food whenever and wherever they want it, delivering orders in around 30 minutes.
The company is launching in Kuwait with over 900 restaurants including Five Guys, Zaatar & Zait and Shake Shack, it said in a statement.
The company has seen global success and rapid expansion and is already available in markets across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Kuwait is the company’s 14th market, following its launch in Taiwan last October.
Deliveroo, which currently works with 80,000 restaurants and 60,000 riders around the world, has appointed Kuwaiti national Seham AlHusaini as general manager for the market.
Will Shu, founder and CEO of Deliveroo said: “I am delighted that we are now launching in Kuwait. Kuwait is a really exciting market with a vibrant local food scene. We’ll bring our expertise and our innovation to Kuwait to ensure that people have access to the best price, selection and service with Deliveroo.”
Deliveroo operates in over 500 towns and cities across 14 markets, including Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and the United Kingdom.