Mohammed Sharaf retires as DP World Group CEO

Jan 27, 2016: Mohammed Sharaf has retired from DP World Group after 23 years with the Group and 11 successful years as Group CEO, to pursue other opportunities. The Board has commenced a process to identify a permanent successor. Pending that appointment, the chairman of the company will carry out the Group CEO’s duties and functions on an interim basis.

Mohammed Sharaf, said, “I would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister, vice president of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sultan bin Sulayem, chairman of DP World and the DP World Group for giving me the opportunity to be part of the success story of DP World. It has been a very exciting journey and I am confident that the team will continue taking DP World to even greater heights.”

Sultan bin Sulayem, chairman, DP World, said, “I would like to thank Mohammed for his years of dedication and service to the Group. He has been an invaluable part of the success we have achieved and I wish him well for his retirement.”