From modest beginnings in 1957 representing a single shipping company, Intercol is today, a well- diversified, 100% Bahraini owned company representing over 200 leading corporations, many of which are blue chip multi nationals like Nokia, Nestle, New India and LIC.
Founded by the Late Ali Abdul Rahman Al Wazzan and Mr. Sadiq Mohammed Al Baharna in 1957, Intercol today is managed by Mr. Abdul Rahman ALI Al Wazzan and Mr. Sadiq Mohammed Al Baharna, highly respected members of the Bahrain business community.
Throughout its history, the company has been a major participant in Bahrain’s ever growing economy. Built on firm foundations, good customer relations, constant attention to detail and the professionalism of its well trained and qualified workforce, intercol continues to ensure that it keeps abreast of the needs and demands of the kingdom and its people through the introduction of new products, processes and advance technology. To enhance the confidence of principals and customers alike, intercol became the first company of its kind in Bahrain to attain ISO 9001: 2000 certification and ISO 14001: 2004 manage environmental accreditation company-wide.
In 1959, as a part of its initial expansion plans, Intercol identified and realized the potential of entering the insurance business. Spurred by the growth of the economy in Bahrain, Intercol, through an agency agreement associated itself with the New India Assurance Company (NIA) - an undertaking of the government of India and the largest non-life insurance company in India.
The agency office is managed by Mr Karunakaran Nair, Dy Manager for its day to day operations.
J A Zayani are the sub agents for Intercol handling General insurance business for New India Assurance.
The founder, Mr. Jasim Al Zayani, a man of great vision continues to lead the group. His visionary skills have indeed been passed down to the present generation. Today the company is in the able hands of Mr. Mohammad Jasim Al-Zayani ( Group Managing Director) and Mr. Nael Jasim Al-Zayani (Managing Director-Kuwait Operations).
Jasim Al-Zayani was instrumental in expanding the group's activities by setting up the Kuwait Automobile & trading Co.. Following are the sister companies that are proud to belong to the successful J A Zayani Group. Each company has carved a niche for itself in its sphere of activity. Perfect examples of success being tied up with success.
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