Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #27

Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi

Sector: Transportation and Logistics
Company: Abu Dhabi Ports
Designation: Group CEO
Nationality: Emirati
Residence: U.A.E.

Al Shamisi leads one of the region’s biggest port operators, managing 11 ports while contributing $6.6 billion to the U.A.E.’s GDP and $5.3 billion to Abu Dhabi's non-oil GDP. Al Shamisi oversees the development, operations, and management of ports in Abu Dhabi, Fujairah Terminals, and KIZAD. He sits on the boards of the Abu Dhabi Marine Operations & Services Company, Etihad Rail DB, the Federal Transport Authority Land & Maritime, and the Make A Wish Foundation U.A.E., and he is a member of the Board of Trustees to the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre. He also chairs the boards of KIZAD, Aramex, ADNEC, and Abu Dhabi Terminals, and is the vice-chairman of the Arab Sea Port Federation.