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DP World announces transition in management

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After revealing robust financial results for the year-end of 2020 and an encouraging start to 2021, DP World will turn a new page with a transition in management in the UAE.

Abdulla Bin Damithan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of DP World, UAE Region and Jafza. He takes the reins from Mohammed Al Muallem, who has been promoted to Executive Vice President of DP World.

During his 20-year long career at DP World, Abdulla Bin Damithan has held leadership positions with increasing responsibilities, the most recent being Chief Commercial Officer for the UAE Region. As an accomplished leader in the maritime and logistics sector, he has led different aspects of the business to commercial success. This includes Ports & Terminals, Parks & Zones and Trade Enablement solutions.

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DP World said: “DP World has been integral to Dubai’s economic success story, contributing more than a third of gross domestic product.

Jebel Ali Port and Jafza account for nearly a quarter of all foreign direct investment into Dubai, and support 135,000 jobs. I am confident that the leadership of Abdulla Bin Damithan will take DP World, UAE Region to the next level of growth. I would like to thank Mohammed Al Muallem for his pioneering work and look forward to continuing to work with him closely.”

Abdulla Bin Damithan, CEO & Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region and Jafza said: “In my new role, alongside my accomplished colleagues, we aim to expand DP World, UAE Region and increase our contribution to Dubai and the country.

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