Dr. Mohammed Sharaf was appointed Group CEO of DP world when the global port operator was formed in 2005 with the integration of the domestic and international arms of the Dubai Ports. Mr. Sharaf has more than two decades of experience in the transport and logistics business. Mr. Sharaf joined Dubai Ports Authority in 1992 and rose rapidly through the organization and in 2001 he became the Managing Director of the newly established Dubai Ports International. Mr. Sharaf holds a Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona, Tuscon, USA. And was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Eller College of Management during the 154th Commencement Ceremony in May 2018.