Denomination: Sunni muslim
Manager of his father’s business in timber and building materials 1948-1958. Started his own business 1959. Chairman of Banawy Factories, Corrugated Cartons Factory (SFARIBAC).
Member of Constituent Committee and member of board of Jeddah Industrial Zone. Owner of first-class hotel. Built a residential compound for Banawy Factory personnel.
Major printer; producer of paper bags, packaging paper, cardboard boxes, cardboard trays. Major businessman, industrialist.