Mezzan Holding Named Arabian Business’s Consumer Goods Company of the Year

Kuwait, May 10th, 2016 — Mezzan Holding KSC, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of food, beverage, FMCG and pharmaceutical products in the Gulf, has been named Consumer Goods Company of the Year in the 2016 Arabian Business Achievement Kuwait Awards.

The Arabian Business Achievement Awards have been held annually across the Gulf region to celebrate the very best in business achievement, both on a corporate and individual level. The 2016 Kuwait Awards included twelve companies and individuals from various sectors, recognizing them for their outstanding performances over the past year.

Mezzan Holding CEO, Garry Walsh said: “We are honored to have been chosen as the Consumer Goods Company of the Year by Arabian Business. On behalf of everyone at Mezzan Holding, we thank Arabian Business for recognizing our efforts in serving customers across seven countries.”

Mezzan Holding is 70-year old company that was listed on Kuwait Stock Exchange in the second quarter of 2015. The company headquartered in Kuwait with direct operational activities in Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, and Afghanistan.

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About Mezzan Holding:

■ Operates in seven countries through 29 subsidiaries with 7,500 employees

■ Distributes over 25,000 Stock Keeping Units (SKU), making it one of the largest operators in terms of SKUs, unit sales, market share and in terms of share of revenues of total consumer spending in consumer categories served by the company

■ Active in various segments of the consumer staple industry supported by long-standing relationships with Johnson & Johnson, Olayan Kimberly-Clark, Reckitt Benckiser, General Mills, Arla Foods, Sara Lee and many other leading brands and manufacturers

■ Serves over 100,000 meals a day in Kuwait, Qatar and the UAE through its catering business

■ Has a total of 130,000 square meters in food, beverage and FMCG manufacturing facilities in Kuwait, Qatar, UAE and Afghanistan

■ Leverages long-standing relationships with private and cooperative supermarkets

■ Vertically integrated into complementary business operations, including packaging, catering, contract services and logistics

■ Food services customers include multinational fast food chains, airline catering services and large food services companies.

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