DP World has announced plans to move its global headquarters to Expo City Dubai, marking the latest milestone in the company’s 50-year history as it continues to expand its global supply chain solutions.
The move to Expo City is part of the company’s journey from a local port operator in 1972 to a truly global supply chain solutions provider, transforming the way the world trades. DP World is based in Jebel Ali, at the heart of its port and free zone operations since it was established under its current name in September 2005.
When announcing the plan, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World, saying:
“DP World’s relocation to Expo City Dubai is not an isolated project; it is one of many within our overall transformation to become the leading global provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions. Moving to Expo City puts us in the heart of Dubai’s future, while signifying our commitment to innovation, sustainability and trade flow for our global clients.
“We are confident that our new state-of-the-art home will not only facilitate our continued growth, but will also serve as a testament to our dedication to excellence and environmental stewardship. “Across our business, we are committed to delivering sustainable solutions for customers and partners and this same innovative mindset drives the vision of our new head office.”
Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and CEO of Expo City Dubai Authoritysaying:
“As the center of the Dubai Urban Master Plan 2040, Expo City Dubai is committed to providing an ecosystem for sustainable growth in Dubai’s key sectors, as well as driving meaningful action around some of the biggest challenges of our time. “Continuing the legacy of Expo 2020, we are delighted to welcome DP World back to our site, as we work together towards our shared vision of a better, more sustainable future for all.”
DP WorldThe new DP World headquarters, which spans nine floors and has 37,300 square meters of space, will house approximately 800 dedicated employees and provides a platform for customers and partners to interact directly with the DP World portfolio, at ports and terminals. , maritime services, logistics and technology. The first two floors are dedicated to engaging visitors and external stakeholders, with space for informal meetings and dining in meeting rooms and VIP facilities of the highest standard.
News source: Dubai Press Office