Dheeraj Bhatia is the current Senior Managing Director, Region Middle East for Hapag Lloyd, based in Dubai and a Member of the Executive Committee at Hapag-Lloyd AG. He is responsible for Hapag-Lloyd’s business in the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

A seasoned maritime professional and effective leader with about 3 decades of cross functional experience in the Shipping Industry.

He has held various Executive positions in container shipping across Far East, Americas, South Asia, and Middle East. Being an Ex-Sailor Dheeraj, brings about a unique perspective of having experienced shipping from both sides.

Dheeraj Bhatia

Senior Managing Director Region Middle East, Hapag-Lloyd Middle East


Day 1 | 16 May 2023 | Strategic panel: Future competitive supply chain – Evolving business models and portfolios