Chinese appliance company Hisense with UMG expands business in Saudi

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Mr. Jason Ou & Mr. Adnan Matbouli at agreement signing ceremony

Hisense, one of the largest home appliance and consumer electronics companies, has signed a partnership deal with Saudi Arabia’s United Matbouli Group (UMG), one of the most prestigious consumer electronics distributors in the Kingdom, to open a new pathway of business opportunities for Hisense in the Saudi market.

Through this partnership, China-based Hisense intends to expand its commercial business network as well as reach out to its end-users in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia providing the best technology and products. As an officially appointed distributor of Hisense in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UMG will support the brand with business networking capabilities and expertise in distribution, warehousing, and after-sales services and develop a connection in the retail space for sales.

The agreement was signed by Mr. Jason Ou, Hisense President of Middle East and Africa, and Mr. Adnan Matbouli, Chairman of United Matbouli Group during the 2022 Annual Partners Conference in Qatar, witnessed by top management of distributors and retailers from across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

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Adnan Matbouli
Chairman – UMG

“This partnership is evidence of our mutual commitment to a long-term collaboration. As an Official Distributor of Hisense’s home appliance and entertainment segment in the country, we assure supporting with unparalleled accessibility to expand in the market, better service in after-sales, provision to spare parts, and warehousing to meet the business as well as consumer needs. This collaboration is in line with our mission of bringing the world’s leading electronics brands and quality products to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

Mr. Jason Ou, said that “As one of the leaders in the consumer electronics market, it is crucial for Hisense to mark its presence in the Middle East region. Alongside the increasing brand visibility that Hisense garnered during the FIFA World Cup, it is imperative for the brand to be physically available to all its consumers. Our partnership with UMG underlines our dedication to expanding in the regional markets, increasing our availability and providing the best brand experience to our customers as well as business partners. We look forward to working together with UMG, driving on each other’s strengths and expertise with an intention of growth and sustainability in the market.”

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