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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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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

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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.



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.



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.

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Our Strengths

  • Established in 1946

  • 70+ Years of Success

  • 3,000+ Employees

  • 15+ Companies

Latest News

EMPOWERING WOMEN IN BUSINESS – Interview with Miss Muzna Al Otaiba, Managing Director, MHAO Group

Muzna Al Otaiba, Managing Director at MHAO Group, is an epitome of an empowered woman. Muzna runs 5 companies with more than 200 employees, which operate all over the UAE; all this while taking care of her family and enjoying her social life. She believes that “women’s role in society has increased significantly, where we …

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

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