The Khudairi family has thrived for over one hundred years as one of the most prominent business families in Iraq, and presided over an array of different commercial endeavors. Early in the 20th century, the family became the first dealer in Iraq for General Motors and Volvo. In 1963, Subhi Khudairi, Sr., established the Al Nadir Trading Company, which grew into a household name as one of the largest food and drink distributors in Iraq. The Khudairi family has owned and operated a variety of other companies, including the well-known al Nasr Paint company.
In 2007, AZKU Inc. shifted its focus to supporting Iraq’s growing oil sector, serving both Iraqi government oil sector clients as well as the international oil and oil services companies re-entering Iraq.
In 2012, the group opened an office in Dubai to better support its Iraq operations.
Today, AZKU Inc employs over 250 full-time employees across its offices in Houston, Dubai, Erbil, Basra, Baghdad, Sulaymaniyah, and Amman, and continues to grow as a leading provider of services to the oil and gas and construction industries in Iraq.