Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Abdul Latif Jameel Enterprises
Faisal Alsamannoudi is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Abdul Latif Jameel Enterprises, part of Abdul Latif Jameel, a collective of independent international, family-owned and diversified businesses, founded in 1945 by the late Abdul Latif Jameel.
Mr. Alsamannoudi leads Abdul Latif Jameel’s expansion and diversification in businesses adjacent to core automotive distribution, including oil and lubricants, insurance, crash and repair solutions and automotive accessories as well as the ongoing expansion into the logistics, media, entertainment, technology and healthcare sectors
Prior to taking up his current role, Mr. Alsamannoudi held a number of positions within Abdul Latif Jameel as well as with Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan.
Faisal Alsamannoudi serves on several boards with leading Saudi companies engaged in the real estate, technology and security sectors. He is passionate about community service as he is the Vice Chairman of Community Jameel Charity the shelter-homes program of Abdul Latif Jameel and the Vice Chairman of Hayat Charitable Foundation. Further, Mr. Alsamannoudi is the Founder and Chairman of AlMawaddah, an award winning NGO focusing on family development programs and community empowerment. He is also a board member of the General Authority of Endowment (Saudi Arabia) and aboard member for National Center for Developing the Non-Profit Sector.
Mr. Alsamannoudi holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from King Saud University, Riyadh, and holds a certificate in Global Management at INSEAD in France.
Founded in 1945, Abdul Latif Jameel is a private family-owned global investor and diversified business that celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 2020. Abdul Latif Jameel works across major industry sectors aiming to positively shape the future of core industries driving the global economy. These include Investments; Mobility; Financial Services; Energy & Environmental Services: Health, and a diversified range of other operations from consumer products and property development to professional services.
With corporate representation offices around the globe, the business has an operational presence in more than 30 countries on six continents and employs some 11,000 people of over 40 nationalities.