Hassan Jameel serves as the deputy president and vice chairman of Abdul Latif Jameel, a global, family-owned, diversified company established in 1945 by the late Abdul Latif Jameel. Thanks to its global network of corporate representative offices, the company has operational branches in over 30 nations across six continents. In addition, Jameel serves as Community Jameel’s vice chairman, which is an autonomous, international organization that was founded in 2003 to carry on the philanthropic legacy of the Jameel Family.
Hassan Jameel holds a master’s degree in business administration from the London Business School as well as a bachelor’s degree in international economics from Tokyo’s Sophia University.
While his stay in Japan, he developed the genchi genbutsu concept, which Toyota sustains throughout its business. The idea, which translates as “real place, real thing,” emphasizes how crucial it is to witness events personally.
Hassan oversees Abdul Latif Jameel’s domestic companies in Saudi Arabia, including machinery, land, real estate, and transportation. Hassan Jameel worked for Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan before taking over the family-run company.
He oversees the organization’s digitization initiatives, redefining how the firm engages with clients.
He now serves on both the UTokyo Global Advisory Council for the University of Tokyo and the Dean’s Advisory Board at the MIT School of Engineering. He is a founder member of the Gulf Family Business Council, which promotes the expansion and improvement of companies throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
He oversees the Jameel Family’s initiatives to empower women within and outside the Kingdom. He argues that the Rally Jameel is the perfect occasion to urge women to participate in a racing competition.
Under his administration, he has created more jobs for his citizen. Hassan Jameel also started the first microfinance company in Saudi Arabia to provide microloans directly to citizens, supporting individuals with job opportunities in the small to medium enterprise (SME) sector. LEARN MORE