Ali H. Emam

Ali H. Emam

The Behbehani group was formed in 1935 by late Mr. Morad Yousuf Behbehani. The Group has diverse interests covering Retail Trade, Wholesale, Vehicle Distribution, Engineering and Travel. In addition the Group has a significant Investment Activity. Mr. Behbehani had maintained a positive approach and innovative attitude, looking for new products and services for the Kuwait market. Through this innovative approach, the Group is first to introduce Radio Broadcasting in 1948 and later Television Broadcasting in 1951 in Kuwait. Also, Mr. Behbehani was the first to introduce into Kuwait Air Conditioning equipment in 1949 which at the time caused a considerable stir and a lot of interest amongst fellow nationals living in a country where the ambient temperatures can reach above 50 degree Celsius during several months of the year. The Agency of Omega Watches was started by Mr. Behbehani in 1933 while he was still in school. The Group maintains its head office and is organized for management purposes into five divisions.