LLC was established in 1982 by His Highness Sayyid
Shabib bin Taimur Al Said. Initially the company
concentrated on trading interests in the defence and
hydrocarbon industries, but gradually the focus turned
towards developing businesses to meet the rapidly
growing service sector.
The organisation grew by the adoption of foreign
business ideas and management and then converting this
foreign expertise into locally-based management to
reduce costs and improve local effectiveness. Today
elements of the Tawoos Group have evolved into the
largest entities in the service sector.
The Conglomerate established companies in various
fields, including agriculture, education, training,
medical and pharmaceutical, oil and petrochemical, media
services, leisure and entertainment, industrial
catering, operations & maintenance, computer hardware,
software & communications, Energy and Marine and
In 1996, Tawoos was the first family-owned company to
seek a public listing on the Muscat Securities Market,
via an IPO for some of its companies which were grouped
under a Holding Company called Renaissance Holdings SAOG,
now known as Renaissance Services SAOG. The company has
grown by focussing its efforts on providing cost
effective, quality services to international standards.
Most group companies have ISO accreditation to as well
as other industry recognized achievement and quality
The Tawoos Group companies are managed on an
interdependent basis with all day-to-day operational
decisions resting with respective General Mangers.
Corporate level activities and thus overhead charges are
kept to a minimum, this has been translated into their