Who’s Who: Sami bin Abdulmohsen Al-Hokair, managing director and CEO of Al-Hokair Group for Tourism and Development

Who’s Who: Sami bin Abdulmohsen Al-Hokair, managing director and CEO of Al-Hokair Group for Tourism and Development
Sami bin Abdulmohsen Al-Hokair
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Updated 28 April 2021

Who’s Who: Sami bin Abdulmohsen Al-Hokair, managing director and CEO of Al-Hokair Group for Tourism and Development

Who’s Who: Sami bin Abdulmohsen Al-Hokair, managing director and CEO of Al-Hokair Group for Tourism and Development

Sami bin Abdulmohsen Al-Hokair is the managing director and CEO of Al-Hokair Group for Tourism and Development.
He is a board member of Abdulmohsen Al-Hokair Holding Group, and also managing director of Al-Hokair Group Joint Stock Co., where he oversees the overall operations of the group’s chain of hotels and entertainment interests, which is the largest in the Middle East.
In addition, he is vice chairman of Saudi Airlines Catering, and chairman of Tanami Arabia.
Al-Hokair gained a bachelor’s degree in administrative sciences from King Saud University in 1990.
He sits on several councils and organizations, including the Council of Tourism Development in eastern and central regions of the Kingdom, the Saudi Food Bank, and a charity for orphans in the Eastern Province.
Al-Hokair is a strong believer in corporate social responsibility, and the group’s Ataa Center is one of its philanthropic channels used to launch initiatives aimed at helping vulnerable members of Saudi communities.
He plays a key role in the group’s local and international investments and development strategies.
His knowledge of the hospitality industry led to the establishment of the country’s first hospitality institute — and his expertise and influence has been a major factor in positioning the company at the forefront of the region’s hospitality and entertainment sectors.