Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

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Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAGOrg)
Holding company
Industry Financial Services.
Auditing & Accounting.
Intellectual Property.
Education & Training.
Project Management.
• Technical Translation.
Information Technology.
Founded 1972
Headquarters HQ in Amman ; operating in more than 80 offices worldwide
Key people
Mr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh: Chairman
Ms. Samar Al-Labbad: Deputy Chair
Revenue Undeclared
Slogan "We Work Hard To Stay First"
Website www.Tagorg.com

The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAGOrg), is an international holding company operating out of 80 offices in the Middle East and North Africa, with 180 representative offices in Europe, Asia and North America.

The organisation is a leading provider of professional services having established a total of 14 member firms and societies since its inception, in addition to being an affiliate of the World Bank, the Register of Accountants and Auditors (Washington) and the UN Center for Transnational Corporations (UNCTC). TAGOrg is mostly noted for its role in supporting Arab innovators through promoting the concept and relevance of intellectual property rights (IPRs) in Arab countries during the seventies, particularly with the formation of Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) in 1972, and later the Arab Society for Intellectual Property (ASIP) in 1987.[1]


  • 1972 – TAGOrg founded as Talal Abu-Ghazaleh & Co. (TAGCO), in Kuwait by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh.
  • 1974 - TAGCO enters joint venture with Price Waterhouse, with the joint firm known as Price Waterhouse Abu-Ghazaleh.
  • 1975 - TAGCO publishes first English-Arabic Dictionary for Accounting.
  • 1985 - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh is awarded the prestigious French Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur award at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, and the First Arab International Accountancy conference is convened in Tunisia.
  • 1997- The Arab Licensing and Technology Transfer Society (ALTTS) is formed.
  • 2005- APCO Worldwide forms strategic partnership with TAG-Org.
  • 2013 TAGOrg enters into cooperation agreement with Russell Bedford International [2]


Over the course of its existence, TAGOrg has managed to develop numerous ties and affiliations with major international organizations, and in some cases, act as a promoter of their cause to Arab countries. The most notable of these affiliations include: