DP World Appoints Scott Weston Vice President of Business Development in Canada

DP World Appoints Scott Weston Vice President of Business Development in Canada

Date: 01/05/2024

Scott Weston joins DP World's leadership team, bringing more than two decades of global business development expertise to drive growth and market expansion.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 1, 2024 /3BL/ - DP World, a global leader in supply chain solutions, announces the appointment of Scott Weston as Vice President of Business Development for its operations in Canada, marking a significant milestone in its efforts to drive growth and expand its market presence.

With a career spanning more than three decades, Weston brings a wealth of experience in global business development, strategic leadership, and client relationship management, including significant work with Indigenous communities across Canada. His deep understanding of the logistics and supply chain industry will be key to driving DP World’s growth strategy across the country.

Prior to joining DP World, Weston spent more than a decade with Ausenco as Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, where he demonstrated exceptional leadership in strategic planning and execution and led initiatives that fostered growth, securing business across the country. Weston’s efforts to create and implement the Indigenous Business Account program helped cultivate meaningful relationships with Indigenous communities throughout Western and Northern Canada.

Weston also spent time with Hemmera, first as a project director and then as the sector leader for mining. He played a key role in integrating Hemmera into Ausenco Engineering, highlighting his ability to lead complex organizational transformations.

Doug Smith, CEO of DP World Canada, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Scott to the DP World team in Canada, where his strategic vision and deep understanding of global business dynamics will be invaluable as we continue to expand our operations across the country. Scott’s innovative approach to business development has resulted in a proven track record of winning business in new sectors and regions. He will play a critical role in advancing DP World’s objectives and enabling our growth across Canada.”

Scott Weston, Vice President of Business Development, DP World Canada, said, “I look forward to joining the DP World team, and to leveraging my experience in fostering growth, navigating global market dynamics, and building strategic partnerships to broaden the company’s footprint across Canada. Together, we will set new standards for excellence and innovation in the logistics and supply chain sector.”

Weston began his career as a geomorphologist with Madrone Environmental Services, a BC-based environmental consultancy. He holds a Masters’ of Science in Environment and Management from Royal Roads University and a Bachelors’ of Science in Physical Geography from The University of British Columbia.

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About DP World 

Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, creating opportunities and improving the quality of life for people around the world. DP World exists to make the world’s trade flow better, changing what’s possible for the customers and communities we serve globally. 

With a dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 108,100 employees from 161 nationalities, spanning 74 countries on six continents, DP World is pushing trade further and faster towards a seamless supply chain that’s fit for the future. 

We’re rapidly transforming and integrating our businesses -- Ports and Terminals, Marine Services, Logistics and Technology – and uniting our global infrastructure with local expertise to create stronger, more efficient end-to-end supply chain solutions that can change the way the world trades.

What's more, we're reshaping the future by investing in innovation. From intelligent delivery systems to automated warehouse stacking, we’re at the cutting edge of disruptive technology, pushing the sector towards better ways to trade, minimizing disruptions from the factory floor to the customer’s door.