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, a press release stated.
“I am confident that the leadership of Abdulla Bin Damithan will take DP World, UAE Region to the next level of growth,” noted Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DP World.
“I look forward to utilising my experience in the company to cement DP World’s position as a leading smart trade enabler,” noted Abdulla Bin Damithan, CEO & Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region and Jafza.
“In my new position, I will continue to stay committed to my goal of leading the organisation and our subsidiaries to newer heights,” commented Mohammed Al Muallem, Executive Vice President, DP World.