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H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem

DP World
Group Chairman and CEO
Sultan Ahmed Bin Salim was appointed chairman on May 30, 2007, then chairman and CEO of the group on February 8, 2016. Thanks to his three decades of professional experience in a wide range of sectors, he has extensive leadership experience on the board of directors.

Through his previous duties as president of Dubai world, he founded and led several companies, including Nakheel, a real estate and tourism development company. global investment company, a major global private equity investment company.

He oversaw the rapid development of Jebel Ali free zone into an unparalleled business complex of more than 8,000 companies and is the leader of the Dubai multi-commodity centre. As chairman of DP world, he was leading the company's international expansion, including a $6.85 billion buy-out of P&O group.

He is a member of the executive board of Dubai, the Dubai Economic Council, a non-executive director of Astico, Noor bank and chairman of virgin hyperloop one.