Abdulla Al Humaidi is the CEO of Kuwaiti European Holding, a company that has been in business for more than 40 years. He is one of the most influential leaders in the Arab region and was voted number 49 on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Arabs list in 2016. Abdulla Al Humaidi´s influence can be felt throughout his home country and abroad, with offices in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, and Lebanon.
His company has an impressive portfolio that includes international fashion brands such as Hugo Boss, Versace, and Patek Philippe. He is driven by his passion for luxury fashion which led him to build a strong team of experienced designers. Abdulla Al Humaidi is also interested in tailors, and managers who work tirelessly to bring the latest designs from Milan directly to Kuwaiti citizens. He was awarded Forbes’ “Arabian Business Executive Award” in 2014.
The ABE award recognizes outstanding business leaders with exceptional growth potential across all industry sectors and improvements throughout the Arab world. In 2015, Al Humaidi was awarded the “International Award for Leadership in Luxury” from the World Retail Congress (Thetimes).
The award recognizes those who have led their companies to success and have succeeded as a leader through innovation and business strategy, which has positively impacted society at large. He was also recognized by Arabian Business as one of its top 100 most influential Arabs list this year. Abdulla Al Humaidi is a prominent figure not only within his company but throughout the entire region. His leadership skills are admired both domestically and internationally.