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Assem Allam
Assem Allam 1.png
Allam in 2011
Born (1939-08-01) 1 August 1939 (age 81)[1]
Alma materAin Shams University
University of Hull
Known forIndustrial Manufacturer
Owner of Hull City A.F.C.
Home townCairo, Egypt
Net worthIncrease US$1.0 billion (2015)

Assem Allam (Arabic: عاصم علام) is an Egyptian businessman based in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

He is the owner of Allam Marine, a company that makes generators. He is also the owner of the Premier League football team, Hull City.[2]

In 2006, he was named the UK Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young.[3]


  1. Appointments report - Allam Developments Limited (03173562)
  2. "Who's Who". Hull City Tigers. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  3. "Assem Allam profile: One of Hull's most successful businessmen". This is Hull and East Riding. 17 September 2010. Retrieved 13 October 2016.