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Name

Mr. Colm McLOUGHLIN

COMPANY

Dubai Duty Free

POSITION

Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

REGIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

all outlets

KEY OUTLETS

Dubai airport duty-free shops (UAE)

CORPORATE ADDRESS

Dubai International Airport
P.O. Box 831
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

TELEPHONE

+971 4 6019 204

Fax

+971 4 286 4425

CORPORATE EMAIL ADDRESS

cmcloughlin@ddf.ae

WEBSITES

www.dubaidutyfree.com

CAREER DETAILS

Colm McLoughlin was a member of the consultancy team from Aer Rianta, the Irish Airport Authority, which was contracted by the Dubai Government to set up Dubai Duty Free in 1983. He remained in Dubai as general manager of the new operation, later becoming managing director and being named Dubai Duty Free's executive vice chairman and chief executive officer in July 2011. Colm has been the driving force behind the success of Dubai Duty Free, which has recorded retail sales figures of US$1.85 billion in 2016. He is a recipient of several personal awards including the 'Irish Presidential Distinguished Service' for Business and Education category, the CEO Middle East Awards for 'Retail CEO of the Year' and the 'Business Leader of the Year - Retail' from Gulf Business Industry Awards. Colm has the overall responsibility for the operation and its subsidiary businesses, which include the Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, The Irish Village, The Century Village and the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium; home to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, all of which he was instrumental in creating.



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