Muhammad Al Agil – JARIR BOOKSTORE

Muhammad Alagil
Muhammad Alagil

Muhammad Alagil – CEO of Jarir Investment

Muhammad Al Agil is the CEO of Jarir Investment, as well as the chairman of Jarir Group, the hiolding company of of Jarir Bookstore, Jarir Marketing, Jarir Furniture, Jarir Real Estate, Kite Arabia Ltd and Kids Kingdom. He is also a major shareholder, with a 9% stake in the firm. His brothers also hold equal stakes in the parent company.

For the past 26 years, the focus has been on private investment both directly and through key strategic partnerships. The Harvard University graduate’s leadership has proved to be efficient as Jarir Investment, a family office, has enjoyed impressive returns globally through a number of hedge funds and private equity deals.

is a board member of various public companies and large family business groups in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, including Tawuniya Insurance Co, MBC TV, and Al Faisaliah Group.

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Jarir Bookstore

Jarir Bookstore

Founded by Abdulrahman NasserAl-Agil, the Jarir Bookstore is a Saudi Arabian firm that originally sold secondhand books and artwork sourced from expats living in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh. Today, it is Saudi Arabia’s largest book and electronics retailer. The company made its first Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 2003 and at present, 1/3rd of its shares is traded on the Saudi Arabian Tadawul Stock Exchange. The Jarir Bookstore operates via 33 branches that are located across 14 cities within Saudi Arabia. The store also runs five branches in other GCC countries including Qatar, UAE and Abu Dhabi.

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