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AVERDA

BUSINESS DESCRIPTION:

Averda is the largest environmental solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa region, specializing in integrated resources management. Headquartered in Dubai for its GCC markets, and in London for its other international markets, Averda is at the forefront of innovation, providing sustainable solutions and more than 35 years of experience in the effective management of waste for both private and public sector clients across pedestrian, residential, commercial and industrial areas.

Averda’s extensive portfolio of services range from street cleaning to waste collection, treatment, disposal and recycling. The company’s capabilities also include the development of solutions for water, wastewater and solid waste for public, residential, commercial, and industrial sectors, all within a sustainable framework that respects the natural environment. Averda also designs and implements full-scale solutions to recover valuable and recyclable resources like paper, metals and water.

Serving in excess of 9 million people every day, Averda currently operates in full compliance with international standards for quality control throughout Congo, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates.

GROUP ENTITIES:

With more than 15,000+ employees serving millions of people every day, Averda operates in full compliance with international standards for quality control throughout South Africa, Morocco, Republic of Congo, Saudi, U.A.E., Oman and Qatar.

KEY OFFICERS:

Mr. Mazen Chebaklo, CEO

CONTACT DETAILS:

Averda Dubai Regional Office
Level 2, averda building,
Knowledge Village – Dubai.
T: 00971-4-4497500
E-mail: info@averda.com
www.averda.com

INTERNATIONAL FOOD SERVICES


BUSINESS DESCRIPTION:

International Food Services (“IFS”) is a food processing, distribution and large scale catering operator. IFS catering division is specialized in labor camp services across KSA. IFS has plants in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Syria and distribution operations in Saudi Arabia, Syria, Lebanon, and the UAE. IFS owns and operates food processing facilities in Jeddah, including canned meat, jam and cheese, as well as plastic and aluminum factories (for food packaging).

In the staple foods category, IFS owns and operates one of the largest potato factories in Egypt, whilst in dairy products, the company operates a powder milk factory in Syria. The distribution arm is supported by a network of warehouses and fleet of vehicles, and comprises a retailing arm of convenience stores and restaurants. IFS owns leading labels such as: “Hot&Cripsy”, “Golden Fields”, “Maysa”, and distributes a few other FMCG products.

GROUP ENTITIES:

IFCG (International Food & Consumable Goods Co.) – KSA, IFCG Egypt (International Food & Consumable Goods Egypt S.A.E.) – Egypt, IFCGF(International Food & Consumable Goods Factory) – KSA, GFC Lebanon (Golden Foods Co. Lebanon) – Lebanon & Syria, Al Rakkia Food Co. –Syria, Hot & Crispy – KSA

KEY OFFICERS:

Mr. Ziad Rayess – CEO

CONTACT DETAILS:

International Food Services Co.
Ameer Sultan Street
North Round About
Al Idrisi Building
Al – Naieem District Jeddah 21412, Saudi Arabia
T: +966 12 6130979 / 6130978
F: +966 12 6130998
http://www.ifs.net.co

 

 

 

IRISGUARD INC


BUSINESS DESCRIPTION:

Irisguard was founded in 2001 and is a UK-based iris-recognition solutions company and the leading supplier of iris biometric technology platforms for large-scale humanitarian deployments, focused on managing trusted human authentication requirements for large populations.

Irisguard’s patented EyePay® technology is an innovative, secure financial delivery platform that replaces the use of traditional cards, PINs, usernames and passwords with the simple blink of an eye to authenticate and authorise a fault-free transaction in less than three seconds.

Irisguard manufactures its hardware in the UK and is uniquely positioned in providing a true end-to-end iris recognition solution that delivers cost-effective financial inclusion to the world’s 1.7 billion plus unbanked.

GROUP ENTITIES:

IrisGuard is incorporated in the UK and has operational units in the Middle East.

KEY OFFICERS:

Mr. Imad Malhas, CEO

CONTACT DETAILS:

Suite 43, Shenley Pavilions,
MILTON KEYNES
Buckinghamshire MK5 6LB,
United Kingdom
Work:    +44 1908 991 683
Fax:       +44 1296 339 878
E-mail: info1@irisguard.com
www.irisguard.com

ROOTS GROUP UK

BUSINESS DESCRIPTION:

Founded in Saudi Arabia in 1981 and headquartered in the UK, Roots Group UK (RGUK) is an integrated supplier and service provider to the construction industry in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). RGUK engages in three major activities: distribution of construction and building materials and equipment, manufacturing of construction related products, and high-end interior design services and fit out execution, covering private and public-sector projects. With a presence in 23 cities in EMEA, RGUK has access to all growth markets in the region and strong relationships with developers, contractors, and consultants. RGUK’s distribution division is a powerful platform for the distribution of all construction related products in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) through highly trained staff, state of the art warehouses and showrooms, and chosen partner to leading international brands.

Its product range extends to nails, rails, doors, paints, woodwork, sanitaryware, ceramics, adhesives, generators, power tools, medium and heavy equipment, material handling machinery, scaffolding, and cranes. RGUK has excellent capabilities in manufacturing sanitary ware and construction materials – both stand alone and as a partner for leading international brands. The manufacturing division produces their own brands such as A-Metal and Ideal Standard MENA. Areen Design, RGUK’s UK-based design practices, are globally recognized market leaders in interior design and procurement for hospitality and other high-end projects, as well as for architectural services for airport terminals and transportation.

GROUP ENTITIES:
Distribution 

Roots Group UK
Roots Jordan
Roots Group Nigeria
Unimar egypt
Unimar Trading UAE
Someco international
Gulf Depot
Mimar Lebonon

Manufacturing

A-Metal
Ideal Standard MENA
MASCO
Top Factory
Hawk

Design & Build

Areen
Richmond Hospitality
MIMAR International KSA
MIMAR Projects Qatar
MIMAR Projects UAE
Saudi United Waterproofing

KEY OFFICERS:

Mr. Ousama Fansa, CEO

CONTACT DETAILS:

Roots Group UK
23 Eyot Gardens,
London W6 9TR
T: +44 2 8748 3475
E-mail: info@rootsgroupuk.com
www.rootsgroupuk.com