Manama: Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo), one of the largest family-owned businesses in the region, announced that its major business divisions have achieved the ISO 9001:2015 certification for their Quality Management System. Kanoo Industrial and Energy, Kanoo Logistics, Kanoo Shipping, and Kanoo Travel have all been awarded the acclaimed certificate.

To celebrate the achievement, YBA Kanoo organized an appreciation event for the business divisions’ managers and Quality Teams at Kanoo Tower in Manama, which was attended by the Group’s Deputy Chairman and Group CEO. At the beginning of the event, the four ISO 9001:2015 certificates were presented to the Deputy Chairman as an acknowledgment of his significant role in encouraging employees to focus on quality and customer satisfaction. Later, the Quality Teams were awarded Certificates of Excellence as a recognition of their efforts during the implementation and audit process.

 “The ISO 9001:2015 confirms that YBA Kanoo’s quality management system consistently provides excellent products and services that meet our customers’ needs and expectations,” said Fawzi Ahmed Kanoo, the Group’s Deputy Chairman. “We are proud of our people who work hard to ensure that we perform according to the highest quality international standards.”

ISO 9001:2015 is a globally recognized quality management standard developed and published by the Swiss based International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that provides a model to build an effective quality management system. The standard is based on quality management principles, including a strong customer focus, involvement of high-level company management, a process approach and ongoing improvement of the process.

YBA Kanoo a diversified conglomerate with a physical presence across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Asia has completed more than two decades of ISO 9001 certification. The first certificate was achieved in April 1995.


About Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group:

Founded in 1890 in Bahrain by Haji Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo, the YBA Kanoo Group is one of the largest, most iconic, and trusted family-owned conglomerates in the Arabian Gulf. From its early roots in shipping, it has grown to become one of the most diversified businesses in the region and beyond. Operating extensively in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Egypt, Lebanon, and the

United Kingdom, it combines traditional values with a global vision, making it a key driver for regional growth and development.

The Group caters to a wide range of sectors and industries, including shipping, logistics, travel, capital investments, real estate, oil & gas, machinery, and power and industrial projects. It also offers a wide range of other retail and commercial services that meet the highest international standards.

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