From Vision to Reality: Hassan Jameel’s Impact on ALJ’s Growth

Hassan Jameel is the Deputy President & Vice Chairman of Saudi Arabia operations for Geely Automobile Corporation, which owns Volvo Cars Group. Jameel is a graduate of the University of Warwick with a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He is also an entrepreneur and author, focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship in the Middle East.

  1. Education

He holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Warwick, UK.

  1. Career

Hassan Jameel joined Geely Automobile Corporation as a Management Trainee in 1999. He became a Member of the Executive Board and Director of Sales & Marketing in 2003. He was promoted as Vice President & General Sales Manager at Volvo Cars Inc., USA, between 2004-2006, before being promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Marketing for Geely Auto Group, China, between 2006-2008.

  1. Awards

Hassan Jameel also received several awards, including the Saudi Mentioned Businessman Award (SMB) in 2008 from the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and his involvement in supporting the youth was highlighted. He also received a special award from the University of Warwick, UK, for outstanding achievements.

  1. Publications

‘Innovation in Emerging Markets’ – Centre for New Economy & Society, University of Warwick, UK. September 2015. – ‘Strategy and Innovation in Emerging Markets: the Case of Saudi Arabia’ – Centre for New Economy & Society, University of Warwick, UK. November 2012.

  1. Other Contributions

Jameel is a keen supporter of education and charity. As a member of the Board of Directors for the Prince Faisal Foundation, he has helped bring about social change for individuals and communities in Saudi Arabia, such as those who have gone through a traumatic experience or had a disability. He is also the Founder of the Jameel Foundation (, which supports education and community development, particularly in poor and disadvantaged communities in Saudi Arabia.

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