Mohamed Hussain Shihab has been appointed as the Cluster Director of Human Resources for two resort properties in the Maldives under the InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG). He will be starting his new role at InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort and Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives from the 1st of March 2023.
Hailing from the Maldives, Shihab has worked diligently in the hospitality industry for a little over a decade now and has filled numerous positions in various parts of the world. Throughout his career, he has studied and worked in popular destinations such as the US, Sri Lanka and the Middle East where he served appointments in world-renowned hotel groups such as Anantara and IHG.
In the Maldives, Shihab has been actively taking on the responsibilities of Director of Human Resources at InterContinental Maldives for two years before he expanded his role to overlook the sister property of IHG, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives as well. With this promotion, he becomes the youngest Maldivian to be appointed as a Cluster Director of Human Resources in the country.
Under his leadership, Shihab will deploy his extensive knowledge and work experience to become an outstanding team player and unite teams of various cultural backgrounds within the workforce. He will strive to lead by example and embrace differences to create a strong and resilient team in operations. During his free time, Shihab enjoys travelling and exploring various locales.