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A leading enabler
of global trade

We create the most productive, efficient and
safe trade solutions globally. 

Who we are

a Leading enabler of global trade

From local port operator
to global trade enabler.

At DP World we have a heritage to be proud of, growing from a local port operator to global trade enabler. From our beginnings in 1972 at Port Rashid in Dubai (UAE), we now have a team of over 56,000 people working at 150 operations around the world. 

We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.

our vision

To lead the future of world trade
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add value

To deliver exceptional customers services and build lasting partnerships through global excellence & local know how.

Think Ahead

To foresee change and innovate to create the most efficient, sage and profitable trade solutions.

Build a legacy

To ensure everything we do leaves long-term benefits for the world we live in.

our leadership

Our leadership team has an unparalleled reputation for delivering industry solutions
through continued innovation and respect.

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem
Group Chairman and CEO

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem is one of Dubai's leading businessmen and pioneer...

Mark Russell
Yuvraj Narayan
Group CFO

Yuvraj Narayan is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has 13 years' experience...

Robert Woods
Daniel van Otterdijk
SVP - Group Communications

Daniel is accountable for building and delivering the Group’s communication and brand strategies...

Mark Russell
Maha AlQattan
SVP - People

Maha is responsible for leading all aspects of people across DP World's global trade portfolio, which consists of more than 56,000 people from 150 countries in six continents.


Compliance Statement

DP World PLC (the "Company") is incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and was admitted in 2007 to the official list of securities on Nasdaq Dubai.

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people stories

Get to know the people who work day and night to make trade happen.

Our People: Lee Jonghoon - ITV Driver
Lee Jonghoon
Safety Driver

DP World Hong Kong

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Our People: Jordan and Kennedy Weir - Operations Planners
Jordan and Kennedy Weir
Operations Planners

DP World, Prince Rupert

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Our People: Erika Soriano - Receptionist
Erika Soriano
Chief Innovation Officer

See how Michael evolved from a junior executive
to Chief Innovation Officer

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Joseph Antony
Operations Officer

DP World Cochin

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Training Officer

DP World Maputo

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Yacine Seye
Truck Driver

DP World Dakar, Senegal

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