DP World has announced that Ernst Schulze will be the new UK CEO taking over from Chris Lewis who retires this year
Ernst is currently the CEO for DP World Ecuador, a new company in the Americas region building a deep water port for Ecuador.
Ernst previously held senior roles in Embraport Brazil, ATI Manila, GMP France, Felixstowe UK and ECT Rotterdam.
Due to his current commitments in Ecuador, Ernst will not take up his new role until 1st August 2019. As such, Chris Lewis will delay his retirement date until Q3 to ensure a coordinated handover.
In addition, DP World has also announced that Alan Shaoul has been promoted to chief financial officer for the UK.
Alan was most recently business development director at DP World’s Europe regional office in central London. He will now be based at London Gateway