CEO & MD - DP WORLD, UAE REGION
Mohammed Al Muallem
Mohammed Al Muallem is CEO and Managing Director - UAE Region.
He began in his current position when DPA and DPI Terminals merged to form DP World in September 2005.
Mr Al Muallem joined Port Rashid in 1983 as a trainee and progressed through various positions including Planning Engineer and Assistant Port Engineer Manager. In 1991 he was appointed Senior Technical Manager when Dubai Ports Authority was created through the merger of Port Rashid and Jebel Ali Port.
Other positions included Deputy Technical Director, Technical Director, Chief Technical Director and in 2003 Executive Director, Technical and Technology.
Mr Al Muallem was appointed Chairman of the Executive Merging Team of Dubai Ports Authority, Dubai Customs and the Free Zone in 2000 and in May 2004 became Executive Coordinator for the Terminal 2 development at Jebel Ali Port.
Mr Al Muallem holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Portland, Oregon, USA and has completed extensive training in the UK at the University of Manchester, Cranfield College and British Airways.