Saudi's King Abdullah Port names new CEO

Rayan Qutub previously served as CEO of King Abdullah Economic City's Industrial Valley
By Staff writer
Wed 06 Dec 2017 03:29 PM

King Abdullah Port, the first privately owned, developed and operated port in Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday announced the appointment of a new CEO

The Ports Development Company, owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, named Rayan Qutub as CEO. He previously served as CEO of King Abdullah Economic City's Industrial Valley.

“I am very honoured by the confidence placed in me by the Ports Development Company’s Board of Directors,” said Qutub. “We will work to strengthen the port's capabilities to ensure that it continues to contribute effectively to the kingdom's renaissance and prosperity while fulfilling the desired role in achieving the logistics vision through the contribution and partnership of the private sector to achieving Vision 2030.”

Qutub has also held senior positions in major regional and international companies such as Savola, Unilever and Emaar The Economic City.

King Abdullah Port is located on one of the world’s busiest maritime shipping lanes, and was ranked the fastest growing port worldwide in 2015 and joined the world’s 100 biggest container ports for 2016.

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