Yusuffali MA, Managing Director of Emke Group, ranked among the top NRI business personalities. The Group has diversified into many significant areas under his dynamic stewardship, retail being the most prominent of them.
The Group is one of the leading importers, wholesalers and retailers of all kinds of consumer items with a world-wide business network and a vast organisational structure of over 29,000 employees from 29 different nations. With an annual turnover of $4.75 billion, the group is best known in the Gulf through a chain of Shopping Malls, Lulu Hypermarkets, Supermarkets and Department stores.
Yusuffali is also the recipient of numerous awards both in India and UAE. In recognition of his remarkable achievements in Business & Industry and his distinguished services in the field of social work, he was conferred the prestigious Padma Shri award in the year 2008.
Apart from its overall presence in the UAE, the group has major business interests in India, China, Hong Kong, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Indonesia, Thailand, Kenya, Tanzania and Benin.