Universal Group

Universal Group

Founder & Chairman

Biography

Mr. Alwan Al-Shaibani, the founder of Universal Group, was born in 1936 in “Al-Madhaf” village (Taiz), about 256 kilometers south of Sana’a. His professional journey started in Ethiopia in early 1950. He spent nearly four years there, after which he returned to Aden to complete his primary and secondary education in “Bazara’a School”. In October 1956, the Bani-Shaibah Union in Aden granted him a scholarship to pursue his education in Egypt. The United States of America was his next destination, where he graduated from the University of Kansas in 1969 and obtained his bachelor's degree in Political Science. On Wednesday, 8/6/2022, he passed away in London and was buried in Sana'a.  

Drops of Goodness (Qatarat Al-Khair)

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Companies & Properties

More than 22 companies & properties belong to the Universal Group.

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Latest News

In Loving Memory of Mr. Alwan Saeed Al-Shabani
In Loving Memory of Mr. Alwan Saeed Al-Shabani

On Saturday morning, September 17, 2022, the memorial service for the late businessman Mr. Alwan Saeed Al-Shaibani, the Founder and the Chairman of the Universal Group and the Chairman of the Board...

17 Sep 2022
A Statement by the Universal Group of Companies Regarding an Amendment to the Chair of its Board of Directors
A Statement by the Universal Group of Companies Regarding an Amendment to the Chair of its Board of Directors

Sana'a, 20/06/2022To achieve a smooth transition and a normal conduct of the Universal Group activities in a legal manner based on the vision of its founder and leader, Mr. Alwan Saeed Al-Shaibani,...

28 Jul 2022
47th United Nations Inter-Agency Games
47th United Nations Inter-Agency Games

During the 47th Unites Nations Inter-Agency Games held in Copenhagen and the neighboring Gentofte municipality, Denmark, from 15th through 18th of June 2022, Universal Yemen for Logistic Support...

18 Jun 2022

Honors and awards
Institutional Competition

ISO 9001: 2015
ISO 9001: 2015

Universal Rent A Car – Hertz Franchisee has obtained the ISO certificate for the scope of providing vehicle rental services, drivers hiring services and transportation services.

Certificate of Merit
Certificate of Merit

In November 2009, the Council of Labor Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council granted the group an honorary certificate in the city of Muscat, Sultanate of Oman in recognition of its efforts to provide high rates of employment opportunities, and to work on “Yemenisation” in private sector jobs.

Best Company of the Year - Investment Award
Best Company of the Year - Investment Award

Universal Group won the Investment Award for the year 2013, and this honor reflects the achievements of Universal Group in the field of travel and tourism and other multiple and unique activities.

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