Yusuff Ali M.A.

Yusuff Ali M.A.

Chairman and MD, Lulu Group

Yusuff Ali M.A., Chairman & Managing Director of Lulu Group International, ranks among prominent and reputed business personalities around the world today. Under his dynamic leadership, Lulu Group has achieved significant growth and diversified into various business lines.

The Group has a vast organizational structure of over 48,600 staffs and is one of the leading importers, wholesalers and retailers of all kinds of consumer items especially food products with a world-wide business network and having 154 Lulu Hypermarkets and Shopping Malls in the GCC, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia and India. The Group with its presence in 22 countries around the world and a global turnover of US$ 7.42 billion, has its retail sourcing and manufacturing bases located in Far East, Europe, Africa, Asia and U.S.

He is a Director Board Member of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the only non-Arab to be elected in a row by the business community for a record third time.

Yusuffali has been honored and recognized through various reputed awards for his contributions in different fields. He is a recipient of both the Padma Shri and Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards from the Government of India. His Lulu Hypermarket chain has received both the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award and the Dubai Quality Award for its operational excellence.

Deloitte has ranked Lulu Group as the No. 1 retailer in the Middle East and one among the most powerful retailers globally. The Group has also been ranked 3rd in the “Forbes Top 100 Companies” making an impact in the Arab World.