Mar 7, 2017
Prince Alwaleed Tops 2017 List of Most Powerful Arabs from Saudi Arabia On “100 Most Powerful Arabs” List in Gulf Business Magazine


HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and Chairman of Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP) has topped the list of the five most Powerful Arabs from Saudi Arabia in Gulf Business Magazine’s 2017 “Top 100 Powerful Arabs list”. HRH has been featured in the magazine for six consecutive years.Prince Alwaleed is known for his precision for exploring new and potential business opportunities and ventures in synchronization with the direction and fluctuations of the economic climate. Moreover, the Prince is active in social responsibility projects through significant local and international donations made by Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP) that span all the continents.Founded in 1980, KHC is a publicly traded company, which was listed on Tadawul (the Saudi Stock Exchange) in 2007. KHC is one of the world’s most successful and diversified business organizations, highly respected in the field of investments and recognized as an elite player regionally and internationally.For over 37 years, Alwaleed Philanthropies supports and initiates projects in 124 countries regardless of gender, race, or religion. It collaborates with a range of philanthropic, governmental, and educational organizations to combat poverty, empower women and youth, develop communities, provide disaster relief and create cultural understanding through education. Together, we can build bridges for a more compassionate, tolerant, and accepting world.