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Yousuff Jakkariya Appointed Director of Operations for DPS Group Singapore

Thursday 25 June 2020

Yousuff Jakkariya has joined DPS Group as Operations Director for Singapore and in this key role he will report directly to Barak Newman, Managing Director of the DPS Asia Business Unit.

Yousuff has more than 20 years’ experience across Asian countries such as Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Sultanate of Oman and India. He has led and managed cross-functional teams covering the installation, testing, commissioning, qualification and validation phases of greenfield and brownfield capital/ expense projects and maintenance of equipment to support the uninterruptable supply of products and services to customers.

Barak commented: “Yousuff brings 20 years’ experience in engineering and site project management to DPS Group. His extensive knowledge will support our vision to bring the contract service business to Singapore and this will enable us to meet and exceed client needs and expectations. Over the past 20+ years, we have achieved phenomenal growth in contract services. Much of our business is repeat business with our clients and this is the ultimate recognition a company can achieve. Yousuff will be a key player in our Asia business unit”

Prior to joining DPS Group, based in Singapore, he served as the Associate Director of Engineering and Maintenance with a well-known US based global biopharmaceutical firm. He also served as a Senior Project Manager in another US based healthcare company and managed the Public-Private partnership project of a development in Singapore by working closely with public hospitals and Singapore government bodies.

Yousuff earned a Bachelor of Engineering honors degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from the University of Madras, India and Master of Science in Health Sciences Management from the Northumbria University, Newcastle UK. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Singapore Certified Energy Manager and Certified Reliability Engineer.

On his appointment, Yousuff commented: “DPS has an excellent and successful track record with global MNC clients around the world on delivering services with high standards for compliance which bring repeat business to DPS and I’m looking forward to working with the team to grow the business in Singapore in the years ahead.”


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