2020: Towards the next 50

70 Years

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About Us


It is impossible to talk about MHAO without mentioning the importance of the Al Otaiba family. Al Otaiba is one of the oldest names in the history of the UAE and over the years has had great influence on political, economic and social life in the Emirates… Read more

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Chairman’s Message


On the foundation of integrity and reliability, the edifice of Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba is built. The aim is to be a dynamic, forward-thinking business group that is responsive to its customers, creative in its pursuits, leader in its markets and family to its employees… Read more

Group Companies

Trading

Trading

Founded in 1946 as a trading company, Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba Group’s trading division provides high-end goods, equipment and support services. Today’s portfolio includes leading names in domestic appliances, kitchen equipment and household products.

Transportation

Transportation

The transportation division was launched in 1975 with the AVIS franchise, one of the leading international transport and car rental companies. A few years later, the transport division expanded to include chauffer drive services, bus and fleet leasing, as well as auto repair services.

Technology

Technology

Our presence in the office technology and document solutions business is significant. In line with the innovative, forward thinking and environmentally conscious philosophy of the Chairman, Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba group partners with Xerox and Ricoh, both innovators in the field.

Our Brands

Our Strengths

  • Established in 1946

  • 70+ Years of Success

  • 3,000+ Employees

  • 15+ Companies

Latest News

MHAO Group Kick Off Meeting 2019

The Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba Group Kick Off Meeting 2019 took place on Thursday, 28 March 2019, at the One & Only Royal Mirage in Dubai. At the event, the morning sessions were dedicated to Group Companies yearly kick off meetings.During the afternoon sessions, the MHAO Group Chairman, Mr. Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba, as Keynote …

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Company and nation – why serving both creates perfect symmetry

Contrary to popular belief, the higher tiers of business are not stand-alone entities. Quite the opposite. It is the ground-breaking leaders of the world who have the power to change the globe in a dramatic and tangible way. There’s just one thing that they must do first: make it their core mission to serve their …

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Looking at the horizon – succession planning for your UAE business

Nothing in this life is permanent. As hard as it may be to face up to it, business owners have a duty to ensure that future plans are in place when the time comes to depart. Rather remarkably, though, almost half of family business owners don’t have a current succession plan. Without this strategy in …

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We look forward to hearing from you

Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba Group
20th Floor, API Trio Towers
P.O. Box 5009, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
+971 4 403 1700
info(at)mhao.ae

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