All change at DWC

30 / 05 / 2008

DUBAI World Central, has restructured its free zone to enhance the project’s operation as the new airport draws close to commencing its cargo operations.


Dubai Logistics City and DWC Aviation City have been brought together within one free zone unit, creating a powerful logistics and aviation component to support the world’s largest airport – DWC-Al Maktoum International Airport.


Michael Proffitt (right), earlier DLC’s chief executive officer, has been appointed as senior advisor, while Abdulla Al Qurashi has been tasked to head the free zone entity as its chief executive officer.


“Proffitt has been instrumental in developing DLC from its inception in 2005 and raising it to a global scale in terms of its awareness,” said HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman, Dubai City of Aviation Corporation – Dubai World Central, Government of Dubai.


“His advisory position will enable him to focus on the next phase of DWC’s Free Zone plans, as he also promotes the project internationally through his industry connections and his expertise.”