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Shaikh Ahmad inaugurates Richemont DAFZA centre

Operations hub will support company’s luxury brands in Middle East and India

Staff Report
17:03 January 10, 2018


Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), on Wednesday inaugurated the new regional operations centre of Swiss luxury goods maker Richemont.

The centre, in Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA), will support the firm’s brands — including Cartier, Montblanc and Van Cleef & Arpels — in the Middle East and India.

The 4,500 sq m unit is the first factory built in DAFZA to a clients specific requirements.

Shaikh Ahmad said, “DAFZA’s constructing a built-to-suit facility for Richemont demonstrates free zones’ vital role in enabling growth of multinational companies. We praise such collaborations between free zones and highly valued clients such as Richemont.”