Bernd G. Diegelmann joined the Athena Group based in Dubai and located within DWC international airport in 2021. The Athena Group offers a wide range of services surrounding the precious metals market, reaching from trading, storage, refining to logistics while also offering the high-security storage of fine arts and other collectables. It is the first Freeport facility in the Middle East. As the Director of Sales and Business Development, he is in charge of the clients, business and institutional corporations and promotes a wide range of services worldwide.
Dubai South has selected Athena to develop the project in 2 phases on 17,000 sqm plots adjacent to the VIP Terminal of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub in Dubai World Central. The first “Supervault” in the middle east was launched.
To propagate its mission, Athena has partnered with the leading Swiss private gold custodian in order to bring Swiss quality, security and compliance into the project. An integrated offering and production between Dubai and Switzerland serves a global top-rated market. Unique will be security combined with ultra-efficient “Airside” customs exemption.
Directly accessible from landside (VIP-Terminal) or airside (jet parking) the new Athena “Supervault” is offering a variety of top custody and security services: Automatic robot driven safe deposit boxes; Medium & large safes; Ultra-secure private rooms; 3,500 sqm art storage rooms equipped with the latest temperature/humidity and fire suppression systems; 600 sqm of viewing & meeting rooms, lounge, and business desks.
With the two first class vault facilities in Dubai & Switzerland and a gold procurement & processing house, Athena Group offers an integrated range of solutions for investors: Gold trading & refining; Ultra-high secure storage of gold and valuables; Fine art & transit high secure storage; Business centre: from viewing & show rooms to company incorporation & lease.