DP World has appointed Abdulla Bin Damithan as the new CEO and Managing Director for the UAE Region and Jafza replacing Mohammed Al Muallem, who has been promoted to Executive Vice President of DP World. The move comes in line with growth and expansion plans of DP World that will bolster its position as a world leader in global supply chain solutions, said the statement from the company. After revealing robust financial results for the year-end of 2020 and an encouraging start to 2021, DP World will turn a new page with a transition in management in the UAE, it stated. During his 20-year long career at DP World, Damithan has held leadership positions with increasing responsibilities, the most recent being Chief Commercial Officer for the UAE Region. As an accomplished leader in the maritime and logistics sector, he has led different aspects of the business to commercial success. This includes Ports & Terminals, Parks & Zones and Trade Enablement solutions.