2020 CW Power 100: CEO of Samana Group Imran Farooq at No. 61

Under Farooq's stewardship, the group launched Samana Hills and Samana Golf Avenue projects in the past 12 months

Imran Farooq is a new entry to the 2020 Construction Week Power 100 ranking.
Imran Farooq is a new entry to the 2020 Construction Week Power 100 ranking.

A debutant in the Power 100 in 2020 is Samana Group’s Imran Farooq, who has been managing the company since 1996.

Under his stewardship, the group launched Samana Hills and Samana Golf Avenue in the past 12 months; and expanded its presence in China, Saudi Arabia, and CIS, where the company employs 28 people in total.

According to Farooq, Samana Group has invested “a lot of time and resources” in the Saudi Arabian market. When it comes to other markets in the region, the company intends to grow its sales activities in Kuwait in 2020.

For Samana Group, the last 12 months have been “bullish”, as the company has been able to attract investors in China through its road shows in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou.

Throughout its projects, Samana Group has adopted a sustainable approach by making sure that its buildings follow green community rules, use of green appliances, and air purifiers.

Samana Greens, features such green appliances and lighting systems that follow green guidelines.

Click here to view the 2020 Construction Week Power 100 ranking.

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