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W J Towell Group of Companies

PO Box 1040, Ruwi, 112, Oman, Tel +968 24526000, Fax +968 24526051
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Summary

W J Towell Group of Companies traces its roots back to 1866 as one of the oldest family businesses in the Gulf region. Named after William Jack Towell from the UK, the company started to get mercantile agencies for insurance and imported US produced kerosene as well as commodities and consumer items. Shipping became the company's main strength once it was appointed as the agent of British India Steam Navigation. Today, W J Towell Group of Companies is one of the largest conglomerates in Oman and comprises of seven clusters: Enhance, Engineering, Construction, Property, Services and Trade, Consumer Products Division and Automotive.

Sector

Diversified and Holding

Sub-Sector

Conglomerates

Type
Limited Liability
Ownership
Private | Parent
Key Contacts
Date of Establishment
1866
Number of Employees
10,000 (7,000 in Oman)
Brands
Mazda, Unilever, Jotun

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