P&G highlights its commitment to Saudi Arabia during Minister of Investment visit to its Dammam plant


P&G’s longstanding journey with Saudi Arabia began in the 1960s, and today includes two state of the art manufacturing plants, creation of over 1500 direct and indirect employment opportunities, with a strong focus on nurturing local talent and fostering growth.

Ain Alalam – Rashad Iskandrni

26 February 2024: Ismail Abudawood and Procter & Gamble company recently hosted a visit of His Excellency Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Investment in its plant in Dammam.

H.E. Al-Falih toured the P&G plant in Dammam and witnessed the state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities and the high-quality products manufactured there including leading brands like Tide, Ariel, Fairy, Head & Shoulders, and Pantene. The visit further emphasizes P&G’s commitment to serving the Saudi consumers with the latest innovations while delivering superior value for consumers as well.

“P&G is proud of our longstanding contributions and investments in Saudi Arabia since the 1960s,” said Omar Channawi, CEO – Procter & Gamble Middle East, Pakistan and Global Entrepreneurial Markets. “Through our two manufacturing plants and three offices in the country, we employ over 1500 people directly and indirectly with the majority of our employees being Saudis. We are dedicated to continuously developing local talent and providing opportunities for growth.”

P&G continues to expand its footprint in Saudi Arabia continuously serving the needs of consumers in the region. P&G plants in Saudi Arabia are regional supply hubs exporting to P&G counterparts in over 15 countries across the region. It is worth noting many of its suppliers in Saudi Arabia export raw materials to other P&G plants in the region as well.

With localization as a key focus, P&G showcased to H.E. its journey in the country thus far and discussed further opportunities to increase local supply of raw materials. P&G remains committed to serving its consumers and working with local suppliers to offer consumers superior value.