AS Middle East FZE has established its Automotive Aftermarket office in April 2005 with a total of three (3) employees led by Mr. Ousama Abu Khader.
In December 2006, AS Middle East FZE shifted to an office / warehouse in Jebel-Ali Free Zone South area and started its trading activity by raising the first Invoice.
In August 2007, the company was officially renamed from AS Middle East FZE to Schaeffler Middle East FZE. The decision was made in order to include the Industrial activities of INA & FAG in the Middle East.
Three Members of the Management Board were appointed, Mr. Ioannis Marios Vrantzoglou as Managing Director, Mr. Uwe Schindler as Director Finance and Mr. Ousama Abu Khader as Sales and Marketing Director for Automotive Aftermarket.