They belong to 160 nationalities.. Female employees constitute 17% of them

DB World's workforce exceeds 100,000 employees worldwide

  • 35% of Emirati employees at the group's headquarters are women.

    From the source

  • Fatima Al-Buraimi.

    From the source


The DB World Group has succeeded in continuing to develop its business process from just a local port operator in Dubai to a leading provider of integrated smart logistics solutions aimed at enabling trade flows and supply chains around the world, as it recently celebrated its latest achievement at the level of the size of its workforce, which exceeded The threshold of 100 thousand employees around the world.

And the group stated, in a statement yesterday, that the 28-year-old Emirati, Fatima Al-Buraimi, was widely welcomed as the 100,000th employee by recently joining the group as an engineer for technical programs in Dubai Trade, the leading platform for digital trade solutions and logistics services developed by D. Be World.

The group currently includes 101,440 employees of more than 160 nationalities, including 17,120 female employees, who constitute 17% of the total number of employees.

The DB World team in the UAE includes 5,270 employees working at its headquarters, the container terminals in Jebel Ali, the Jebel Ali Free Zone, and the group's subsidiaries, such as Dry Docks World.

The number of Emirati citizens is 1052 employees, women represent 35% of the total.

The group handles about 10% of the global container shipping traffic thanks to its extensive network and advanced infrastructure around the world.

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of the DB World Group, said: “We are working hard at DB World so that our employees are at the core of our business, in appreciation of their significant contributions in enabling our company to grow, expand and achieve what we have reached today.”

In turn, Chief Human Resources and Sustainability Officer at DB World, Maha Al-Qattan, said: “By supporting young people in their professional development, the group will benefit from the diverse experiences and ideas of its employees worldwide, and the number of our employees reaching more than 100,000 employees is a qualitative achievement.” We celebrate it today, as we look forward to achieving more achievements in the future.”

Commenting on her joining the “DB World” group, Fatima Al-Buraimi said: “I used to hear a lot about (DB World) during the knowledge visits that the university was organizing to the employment fairs, where the company’s booth is located, and I was surprised every time I heard about it. Achievement or news about its business, but after my graduation from the university and my visit to its (Flow Pavilion) at (Expo 2020 Dubai), which reflects the essence of its business vision, I wanted to be part of the march of this world-leading company.

Al-Buraimi added, "What really amazed me was the influential power to achieve development that DB World has established in the communities in which it operates," stressing that there are many important opportunities that she wants to participate in, while the company's efforts in the field of sustainability are increasing.

• Emirati Fatima Al-Buraimi becomes the 100,000th employee by joining the group as an engineer for technical programs.

• 5,270 employees working at the group's headquarters in the UAE.

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