Power 25 2021: Mohsen Ahmad, CEO, Logistics District, Dubai South, Ranks 14
Ahmad overseas Dubai South’s Logistics District. Having set up its free zone and established the Dubai Logistics Corridor, which connects Jebel Ali Port with Al Maktoum International Airport via a single, custom-bonded zone.
He leads the overall execution of the district’s operations, manages its financial planning, and is responsible for setting the district’s strategic directions and goals.
Ahmad was also instrumental in laying the groundwork for future developments to ensure the district’s sustainable growth.
Anticipating the rapid growth of eCommerce and witnessing the growing number of international and regional movers in Dubai, Ahmad was a key figure in launching EZDubai, a purpose-built zone that supports the growth of the sector through customised business solution and ready infrastructure.
Additionally, as an industry veteran, he played an instrumental role in creating the Dubai eCommerce strategy to consolidate the emirate’s position as a hub for global e-commerce.
Ahmad had set his sights early on a career in supply chain and logistics, earning a bachelor’s degree in logistics and transportation from the University of Tennessee, USA and a Master of Science in logistics and supply chain management from Cranfield University School of Management, United Kingdom.