Captain R. Venkatesh
Chief Executive Officer, DP World, Chennai

A veteran in the maritime sector, Captain Venkatesh brings his expertise and experience of more than 35 years in the field of global logistics to DP World. As the CEO of DP World Chennai, Capt. Venkatesh drives the terminal performance to ensure business profitability as well as leads the growth plans.

Over time, Venkatesh has held a series of high-ranking positions - the last one being at Sharaf Shipping Agency, Dubai where he managed their shipping interests in the Red Sea region. Having worked on the operations side he has garnered experience to deliver solutions required for business development and excellence in the logistics sector.

Capt. Venkatesh carries an impeccable record of delivering results in challenging environment and has successfully managed multiple strikes with workers over the period of 5 years, giving him an edge in manpower management.

Captain Venkatesh holds an Operation Management Diploma’ for Container Terminals from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, New York and is qualified to gain membership to the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, London.


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