ADDAR GROUP was established as an industrial services Saudi company in 1999 by H.E. Dr. Ibrahim A. Ibn Salamah after his retirement from SABIC as vice-chairman. In a very short time frame the group became one of the leading IT service companies of the Kingdom and an active industrial spare parts supplier. In 2003 the group established Addar shareholder Management Department using ADDAR Shareholder Management System with a team of experienced business consultants to support shares services for shareholders companies in the Saudi market.
The group also expanded its activities and services in other business sectors including Steel, Cement, Petrochemicals & Chemicals, Oil & Gas and Power Generation. Its industrial services specialize in supply of chemical additives and raw materials, general electro-mechanical items, spare parts of rotating equipments, reverse engineering of parts and the technology for gas turbine intake/exhaust system and spare part for heavy equipment machines and traction Batteries. For meeting such requirement the group is associated with several international companies of North America, Europe and Asia. Realizing the strong industry requirement for the service center of rotating equipments.
The group is planning to build a world class service center in the Kingdom which will be equipped with the most advanced and state of art equipments for turbine repair/overhaul and maintenance, and run by specialist of international repute. Today ADDAR GROUP comprises of 6 establishments and companies and has over 500 professionals who are contributing in IT , Industrial, and commercial sectors.

Our Esteem Group Management

Dr. Ibrahim A. Ibn Salamah - Chairman

Dr. Ibrahim A. Ibn Salamah he obtained his bachelor degree in Mathematics and Economics at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas, graduating in 1968. After returning to Saudi Arabia, served as Director of the Industrial Research Department of the Government’s industrial studies and development center. In 1976, Ibrahim A. Ibn Salamah joined SABIC as Director General of Planning and Studies. In his post in SABIC he was directly engaged in planning, product studies and negotiations for SABIC joint venture. He served as a Vice Chairman and Managing Director of SABIC from 1983-1998. After retirement from SABIC, he established ADDAR Group to provide Industrial and IT consultancy.

Engr. Khalil I.Ibn Salamah - President

Chemicals and project development businesses
khalil@gdiksa.com


Mr. Khalil started his career with SABIC. He too has a vast experience of 24 years in Technologies and Business Strategies. After SABIC, he worked for “National Industrial Clusters Development Program” as Vice President of Chemicals and Plastics.

Engr. Bassam I. Ibn Salamah - Vice President

Overseeing all the group companies
bassam@arab-house.com


Mr. Bassam provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment, also encourages and guides the growth of IT infrastructure and client support services, manage and oversee business development in providing critical services to Power, Industrial and Oil & Gas sectors. His leadership role is invaluable in managing finance & administration of the group of companies. Prior to joining ADDAR, he spent 4 years in business analysis, investments and operation and planning in SABIC. Mr. Bassam an Industrial Engineer and holds an MBA from King Saud University.


AbdulWahab Lasmar - General Manager

Engineering services and spare-parts for ‘oil/ power/ water’ sector
aolasmar@arab-house.com


Mr. Lasmar started experience with STEG / (Electricity & Gas Tunisian Company) in Gas Turbine Maintenance Department for 13 Years. Being part SEC / Generation as Senior Engineer in the same field. He developed with DAR AL BALAD for business in maintenance of Power Plant. He is acting GM of STEG-SA, a sister company of DAR AL BALAD working on the field of Maintenance of Gas & Steam Turbines and related equipment.


Mehdi Brini – Technical Manager

Material & Services
mehdi@arab-house.com


Mr. Brini started career with STEG (Electricity & Gas Tunisian Company) on Power Plant construction and as senior engineer at SAUDI ELECTRICITY COMPANY - PP9 looking for Gas turbine, Steam turbine and BOP maintenance activities. Mr. Brini joined ADDAR GROUP (CHCO branch) as technical manager and business development.


Abbas Ali Khan - Commercial Manager

Engineering services and spare-parts for ‘oil/ power/ water’ sector
abbas@arab-house.com


Have 30 years of experience in Business Development, Marketing and Sales in industrial and power sectors. With his vast contacts in the international market , new products and services are introduced in the local market by the company. Always on the lookout for new technologies and cost effective solutions for the clients.

S.K.Rao - Sr. Business Development Manager

Information technology business
raosista@arab-house.com


An Electrical Communications Engineer with over 40 years in the ICT industry and 25 years in the Middle East market. Experienced and widely traveled IT professional with an R&D experience in Design and development of digital computer hardware, and peripheral interfaces. Established and headed the Customer Engineering department for leading IT services companies responsible for large client base offering pre-sales, Installation, commissioning, and support services for Mainframes, PCs, and peripherals. Experience in design and implementation of large Data Centers, Disaster Recovery and Backup Sites, Set up and run repair and training facilities for computer hardware, PCs, and peripherals.
Consultancy services for turnkey projects, sourcing and evaluation of third party products for turnkey IT solutions for computerization, and communication and network infrastructure for major clients in the Banking, Insurance, and Government organizations.

George Yacoub Ghajar - Business Relationship Manager

Information Technology Business
george.ghajar@arab-house.com


A Computer Science Major with over 23 years in the ICT industry in the Middle East market. Mr. George Joined Bull SAS an Atos Company as presales engineer and then took the role of technical lead and after on, project manager and presales and business development -Manager. His versatile Experiences spreads over various fields in the Information Technology including Operation and maintenance, presales, project management, and Business development. He has been involved in implementing, executing, controlling, closing, and supporting & maintaining of different projects mainly in managed services, telecom & networking, system integration, infrastructure, Banking and Tax collection applications. Mr. George Joined ADDAR Group as Business Relationship manager with responsibility to strength working relationship and retentions strategies with clients and partners and furthermore to excel the fast growing of ADDAR group in the Information Technology sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Abdulvasif Mohammedshafi Shaikh - General Manager

Specialised Chemical Solvent Factory
vasif@arab-house.com


Mr. AbdulVasif is Chemical Engineer from National Institute of Technology with 20 years experience in Petrochemical and Chemical in the area of Project, Operation, Process up-gradation and Quality Management system. He joined Cadila as Production Engineer, at the time of leaving serving in the capacity of DGM on merit and capability. He also worked as General Manager (works) at DVWS.

Asoka Kumar Vasudevan - Branch Manager [Riyadh]

Earthmoving equipment spares and batteries
ashok.riyadh@dahbashi.com


Ashok is an Indian National with a diploma in Mechanical Engineering with an impressive 15 years experience in Industrial Sales & Marketing - promoting spare parts and batteries for heavy earth moving equipment. He has indepth knowledge of the Middle East region in terms of heavy earth moving equipment spares. He is a proven leader with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to convince and evoke trust in people at all levels in an organization

Riyazuddin Shaikh - Business Manager

Addar Group Affiliates
reaz@arab-house.com


Riyadh Shaikh is a Management Professional with vast & variegated experience in the field of edible and Non edible oils, FMCG, Bitumen, Abrasives, Refractories , Heavy Equipment Spare Parts Etc. He is adding value to Addar Group since 2004. Creating representation and customer base for international businesses in, Steel, Cement, Construction and Contracting sector . He is presently leading business development activities of Addar Group and affiliates in OIL and GAS sector.