Mr. Hadi Al Alawi
Chairman & CEO, Alhayat Group
Hadi is Chairman and Founder – Al Hayat Group Hadi and is also the Managing Director of Al Alawi Group of Companies founded in the early 1930s by his late father.
Today the group has emerged as one of the most diversified and highly regarded business houses in the Gulf region and beyond. He is responsible for the strategic direction and the driving force behind the development of his family’s business. He is widely recognized for the Hadi Al Alawi is the Chairman and Founder of Al Hayat Group, which was established in the early 1990s as a holding company to oversee the diversified interests held under sole ownership, joint ventures, and equity stakes of varying sizes. Hadi is an experienced businessmen with extensive regional and international networks who has successfully propelled various start-up ventures into industry leaders with record-breaking growth and expansion within highly competitive markets.
Al Hayat Group role has played in expanding the group’s portfolio towards a more diversified and globalized model. His group of companies is well diversified and active in the fields of advertising, marketing public relationships, IT and telecom, construction, general contracting, electrical and mechanical divisions, manufacturing, printing, property development, real estate and investment, travel, and fashion. Hadi is also the Executive Chairman of Fly.bh, the Chairman of Mackenzie Forbes Group, a Board Member of Innovative Film City, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Ebrahim Abdulaal Group of Companies, the Executive Chairman of Build Block Middle East, Founder and Board Member of Bahrain Family Business Association, a member and past President of the Manama Rotary Club, Founding Member of Manama Charity Fund, and a Board Member and a Shareholder of various companies worldwide. He is also advisory committee member for various organizations and he has been a featured speaker in international conferences and forums.