Contribution of Mohammed Alshaya recognised in national 'Kuwait Says Thank You!' campaign

Kuwait, June 20, 2013:Kuwait Says Thank You!’, anational campaign which recognises prominent Kuwaiti entrepreneurs who have played an integral role in the community and in supporting national agendas, has honoured Mohammed Alshaya, Executive Chairman of M.H.Alshaya Co. Citing Mr. Alshaya’s role as Executive Chairman of Alshaya, the campaign recognised his innovative leadership, describing him as one of Kuwait’s top businessmen and creative leaders, and thanking him for his contribution to Kuwait.

In a statement issued to the press, the ‘Kuwait Says Thank You!’ campaign stated: “The most prominent recent achievement of Alshaya has been its record-breaking success at The Avenues. This iconic shopping mall has become Kuwait’s number one shopping destination offering a uniquely wide variety of shopping and entertainment establishments”. The campaign also referenced the innovative design of The Avenues, referring to international recognition in the International Property Awards of Mabanee Company, the developer of the mall, of which Mohammed Alshaya is Chairman.

Mazeed Almousherji, President of the ‘Kuwait Says Thank You!’ High Committee Campaign Board commented, “Honouring Mohammed Alshaya is a direct reflection of his immense achievements in running Alshaya, his successful strategic planning and his company’s positive impact on the national economy.” Mr. Almousherji described how Mr. Alshaya possesses “unique administrative expertise which has helped Alshaya to become a world-leading international retail franchise business, operating a diverse portfolio of brands across 19 markets worldwide”. Almousherji stated that “Mohammed Alshaya is considered a role model for ambitious Kuwaitis who seek success and distinction.”

M.H.Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.