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Middle East IR Society appoints DP World’s Raj Jit Singh Wallia as non-executive Board Member

Wednesday, March, 26, 2014
United Arab Emirates, Dubai

The Middle East IR Society (ME-IR Society) has announced the appointment of Raj Jit Singh Wallia, Deputy CFO at DP World, as a non-executive member of the Society’s Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for guiding the Society and overseeing all its activities. It consists of senior members from the financial services industry across the Middle East.

Paul Reynolds, Chairman of the ME-IR Society and Managing Director of Rothschild commented on the appointment: “Raj Jit is a strong advocate of IR as a function and an avid supporter of the ME-IR Society. Having a leading role in the IR function at DP World, one of the largest listed companies in the UAE, the Board is confident that his expertise and background will greatly complement our existing team and add value to the Society’s activities going forward.

Raj Jit Singh Wallia added: “As a founding member of the ME-IR Society, DP World has a history of following and promoting the highest standards of IR best practice. The IR team and I look forward to supporting the continued growth and outreach of the Society, both within the Dubai Chapter and across the region.”

As Deputy CFO, Mr. Wallia is responsible for DP World’s Corporate Finance, Investor Relations, Tax, Treasury and Insurance activities globally. Before taking on his current role, Mr. Wallia was Group Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury at Dubai World. Prior to this he was a Managing Director with Deutsche Bank in Singapore and as a Managing Director with ING in London.