Our History

From humble beginnings in the early 1940’s as a silk road trader, Mohammad Omar Bin Haider Holding Group has evolved to become one of Dubai’s leading diversified business conglomerates today, employing a 6,000 multinational workforce in 60+ subsidiaries, affiliates & JV entities, with diverse business interests across multiple sectors and geographies. We aim to continue thriving as an enterprise by growing shareholder value through a strategy of business diversification and expansion, marketplace differentiation, and superior financial performance. Our passionate pursuit of this mission has endured for over six decades and is predicated on leveraging best in class talent and management practices as well as continuously seeking improvements in efficiency, productivity and performance across our businesses and companies.

Our Leadership

Mr. Mohammad Omar Bin Haider is the Founder and Chairman of MOBH Holding Group and the principal member of the Bin Haider family, one of UAE’s most well-known business families.

Through his leadership, Mr. Bin Haider has driven MOBH Holding Group to be one of the leading diversified business houses in the UAE. In addition, Mr. Bin Haider has a prominent history as a community leader in public service in the Emirates, having been one of the founders and members of the Dubai Municipal Council in 1994, and the Chair of the Lease Disputes Committee at Dubai Municipality until 1999. During this period, he played a vital role in the real estate construction of modern-day Dubai and the development of the sector’s regulatory framework. As a dedicated philanthropist, Mr. Bin Haider established MOBH Charity, which contributes to a number of charitable causes within UAE and globally.

Beyond his capacity at the helm of MOBH Holding Group, Mr. Bin Haider has supported the establishment of major private and publicly listed companies in UAE where he has served as a Board Member or Director, including:

Current directorships

  • Commercial Bank (PSC)
  • Takamul Real Estate (LLC)
  • International Financial Brokerage (LLC)
  • Naif Marine Services Co. (PSC)

Previous directorships

  • Union Properties (PJSC)
  • Thermo (LLC)
  • Dubai Municipal Council

Our Values

We strive to conduct business ethically, honestly, and in accordance with our code of business conduct and we expect all our partners to meet our high ethical standards. We believe commercial success is good not just for business but as a way to improve lives and build thriving communities. Our commitment to society extends from our employees, who volunteer time and resources, to major corporate donations and support for various nonprofit organizations in UAE and around the world. We aim to promote society wellbeing, by leveraging public-private partnerships, and helping communities achieve long-term progress.