Al Tayer Group
|Obaid Al Tayer (Chairman)|
Al Tayer Group (Arabic: مجموعة الطاير) is a privately held holding company established in 1979. Currently the group has operations in 12 countries in the Middle East, including around 200 stores and 23 showrooms in multiple markets in the Middle East. The company is headquartered in Dubai, UAE and employs over 9,000 people.
Al Tayer Group operates in several industries including automobile sales and service, luxury and lifestyle retail, perfumes and cosmetics distribution, engineering, real estate and interiors contracting.
Automotive: The automotive division of Al Tayer Group was established in 1982 and represents major European and American automobile manufacturers. With a growing network of sales, service and parts centres across Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah, the dedicated team of more than 2,500 professionals is committed to taking customer satisfaction to higher levels.
In Abu Dhabi, the company portfolio is represented through Premier Motors.
The automotive division of Al Tayer Group also includes a car rental division established in 1994 which operates a fleet of 4500 vehicles in both rental and leasing in the UAE.
Retail: As the largest luxury retailer in the Middle East, Al Tayer Group hosts a portfolio of some of the world’s best luxury brands in the fashion, jewellery, home and department store categories.  Complementing its position in luxury retail, the Group has also built new frontiers in lifestyle retail, representing leading brands in the Beauty, Home, Fashion and Hospitality sectors. Headquartered in the UAE, the retail division has expanded operations to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman, and currently operates over 200 stores across the region and represents over 35 of the world’s most renowned brands.
Industries: Al Tayer Industries, a contracting and engineering company, is part of Al Tayer Group. The company has two divisions: Aati contracts and Obaid Humaid Al Tayer Engineering. While the former is a leading player in the interior turnkey project space, the latter is dedicated to representing some of the best known names in the engineering world.
Ventures: Al Tayer Group has a number of investments and partnerships in diverse sectors including construction, freight transportation and related services as well as precision tools manufacturing. In addition to owning and operating a full-service travel agency, the Group’s portfolio also includes commercial and residential real estate developments.