New has 20 years’ experience in port, shipping and logistics, most recently as CEO and General Manager of IPS/Hutchison Ports Dammam. New’s experience includes a board position at Gulftainer, and senior positions at Maersk and Safmarine.
The PDC board of directors said New would play a key role in accelerating King Abdullah Port’s growth and strengthening its role as the leading regional logistics hub, in line with the Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 objectives.
New will oversee day-to-day operations of the Port and lead its long-term growth and development.
“I am truly honoured to be appointed as the CEO of King Abdullah Port. I look forward to working closely with such an experienced team, as well as with the various Government authorities, and our local, regional, and international partners, to further enhance King Abdullah Port's services and efficiency and creating solutions for cargo owners in the region; ultimately strengthening the Kingdom’s trade and logistics capabilities in line with Vision 2030,” said New.
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