Abu Dhabi maritime assets under new lead

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the appointment of Gary Lemke as new executive vice president (EVP) ports.

Lemke, who joined the company this week, has more than 20 years of working experience in the ports industry around the world.

His position will oversee the emirate’s flagship, Khalifa Port and the three commercial ports in the city of Abu Dhabi; Zayed Port, the Free Port and Musaffah Port.  He will also be responsible for the ports in the Al Gharbia region, which support local industry and leisure activities.

Lemke began his career in Felixstowe in the UK, and has worked in the Bahamas, Dar es Salaam and Mexico.  He moved to the Middle East in 2005, working as COO and later CEO, at the Port of Salalah, Oman.

His most recent role was General Manager at Ports Development Company in King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia.  [18/02/14]

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