DP World Appoints VP of Engineering in Purple Quarter-led Search

As a leader in global end-to-end intelligent supply chain logistics, DP World has brought on board ex-Amazon Techie, Sangam Reddy, as Vice President of Engineering. Purple Quarter, a global bespoke CTO search firm, was instrumental in completing the lead mandate.

Commenting on the appointment, Pradeep Desai, Chief Technology Officer, DP World said: “We are delighted to welcome Sangam Reddy to the team. As Global Vice President of Engineering, Sangam Reddy will be responsible for market access, e-commerce, trade finance and data chain solutions. I am confident that his immense knowledge and expertise will help align our technical and business goals. Purple Quarter was instrumental in hiring the best leader match for us; Thank you to the entire team for their consolidated efforts at every step.”

Headquartered in Dubai, DP World started out as a local port operator, shifted focus to a regional port operator role and gradually became the leading global port operator. Today, DP World is focused on becoming a global supply chain solutions provider. With a vision to “disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions while ensuring positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and the planet”, DP World was seeking an experienced techie to join its diverse tech team.

Purple Quarter worked closely with DP World to identify and find the most suitable technologist for the role. It was imperative to have someone with detailed knowledge and technical know-how. Sangam Reddy has over 25 years of solid industry experience. Throughout his career, the former Amazon CEO has also been associated with JPMorgan Chase, Deloitte and Infosys.

“Thank you to the Purple Quarter team for presenting this interesting opportunity. I look forward to using my experience and contributing to the huge and high value supply chain industry together with the team. My primary focus at DP World will be driving an end-to-end technology roadmap, strengthening the technical infrastructure and managing all of the company’s core technology. From role understanding to company vision to market analysis, Purple Quarter’s support in all processes is second to none,” said Sangam Reddy on joining.

Purple Quarter’s unparalleled tech network, extensive talent pool and comprehensive end-to-end search process have helped secure several key tech minds for companies such as BigBasket, Licious, PharmEasy, Upstox, Urban Company, Shiprocket, ACKO, Healthians , Open Win , Rupeek and more.

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