DP World’s Management Reshuffle

 26 Feb 2016    Going Places, Port Planning, Ports

In a bid to enhance service levels, offer growth opportunities and increase the efficiencies of its operations, DP World has introduced a new UK management structure, which will come into effect on April 1, 2016, to synergise both DP World London Gateway and DP World Southampton.

This national approach will manage the collaboration of the two DP World businesses in the UK.

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Ganesh Raj, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Europe and Russia at DP World, said: “This new UK management structure will allow an ever increased focus on our customer service and enable these two world-class businesses to excel further.

“Both businesses have fantastic teams and much can be learnt from each other which is good for staff, good for our operations and good for our UK customers.”

Chris Lewis, Managing Director of DP World Southampton, will be appointed DP World’s Managing Director for the UK with effect from April 1, 2016, reporting to DP World’s European Head Office based in London.

Succeeding Chris Lewis will be Nick Loader, former Finance Director, who will be appointed CEO of DP World Southampton.

Simon Moore, CEO at DP World London Gateway, has been appointed DP World’s Senior Vice President of Commercial and Strategy, based at DP World’s Head Office in Dubai.

He will be responsible for the development and implementation of DP World’s overarching commercial and customer interface strategy to drive business performance, growth and market share.

Cameron Thorpe, General Manager of DP World London Gateway will succeed Simon Moore as CEO of DP World London Gateway. 

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