Jay New is the CEO and General Manager for Hutchison Ports Dammam (International Ports Services – IPS), Dammam, situated at the King Abdulaziz Port of Dammam, Eastern Province Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
He is also a Board Member of Saudi Development and Export Services Limited (SDES), a bonded zone facility adjacent to Dammam Port, managed by Hutchison Ports. He has lived and worked in Saudi Arabia since 2014.
Jay has an extensive experience spanning 25 years in global container shipping and port development. He has worked with Hutchison Ports since 2007 in the Middle East and developing opportunities in Africa. He has worked previously as a Global Director for a UAE based Port Operator responsible for commercial activities and business development globally.
Before entering port development Jay was a Managing Director with Maersk Line, in Denmark and a number of international locations, running both agencies and managing liner services to and from Asia, America, the Middle East and Africa.
Jay has held multiple board and “C” level positions for both leading port and shipping companies. He has been responsible for day to day management of operations and the setting of global strategies for development.
Jay has an Honours Degree from the University of Leeds and is a graduate of the London Business School.