Building a better world together.

Created in 1963 in Douala by Anestis Arnopoulos, the ARNO Group is a company that has been devoting all its expertise to the distribution of consumer goods, energy, building technology and real estate sectors for nearly sixty years.

The ARNO Group brings together a panel of dynamic companies that are leaders in the national economic space with and thanks to the support of recognized international brands that they develop and distribute within them.

The Group relies on its Cameroonian roots to develop its activities on an international level. By 2030, the group will expand its network on a pan-African scale with the ambition to open more than 10 stores throughout Central Africa.

The Group combines a strategy of sustainable growth, innovation, territorial control and expertise in the sectors in which it operates to create value.

It is committed as a stable, long-term and trusted partner in the projects of those who are building tomorrow’s world today.

This commitment guides its missions: To offer quality goods and services at relatively affordable prices and innovative, cutting-edge technological solutions.

A positive role to play

The ARNO Group is resolutely committed to positive transformations in the world for a better future. Whether in Cameroon or across Africa, it is meeting the challenges of our time while keeping in mind its fundamental objectives and missions.

Five values that guide our actions every day

Family, responsibility, innovation, quality and trust: values that the ARNO Group is committed to in each of its various activities with all stakeholders.

Our Key Figures in 2021

0 M€
of sales in 2020
Brands distributed in the territory
Sales points in Douala, Yaoundé & Kribi

Our sectors of activity


Marketing of food and non-food consumer goods under international brands.


Production, storage, transport and distribution of energy.                       

Building technologies

Climatic engineering - Electrical engineering - Electromechanical engineering - Industrial and residential plumbing - CVD

Real estate

Foncière Immobilière - Gestion immobilière - Agence Immobilière              

The ARNO Groupand its companies

The Arno Group, a major economic player in Cameroon, is a conglomerate of several companies in various sectors.

Franchises at the heart of the Group's development strategy

To consolidate its position as a leader in the distribution sector and expand its distribution network, the Arno Group, in joint venture with two major groups, aims to open more than 30 stores in Cameroon and on a pan-African scale by 2030.

Our ambitions for 2030

ARNO is committed to serving society and the environment

Our commitments are based on 3 fundamental pillars: