About Gulf Internationl Services Q.S.C.
Gulf International Services, the largest listed service group in Qatar, was incorporated as a Qatari joint stock company on February 12, 2008 by Resolution Number 42 of 2008 of the State of Qatar’s Ministry of Economy and Commerce, pursuant to its Memorandum and Articles of Association and Law Number 5 of 2002 concerning Commercial Companies. The authorised share capital is QR 2 billion with the issued share capital consisting of 185.8 million ordinary shares and 1 special share.
Through the group companies, GIS operates in four distinct segments - insurance and reinsurance, drilling and associated services, helicopter transportation services and catering services.
GIS is determined to identify opportunities for strategic diversification of our investment portfolio to expand and develop our group of companies, supporting the economy of Qatar while offering attractive growth and high returns to our valued shareholders.
Headquartered in Doha, the dynamic capital city of Qatar, GIS is ideally positioned to play a major role in the economic and social development of Qatar and the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region.
The objective of GIS has been, and remains, to acquire shares, assets and interests in companies engaged in the provision of services to the national and international oil and gas industry.
Head Office Functions and Management Structure
Qatar Petroleum provides all of the head office functions for GIS through a comprehensive services agreement. The operations of the subsidiaries remain independently managed by their respective Boards of Directors and senior management teams.