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Appointment of the New Managing Director to Maldives Airports Company Limited

  • 2023-11-29

Mr. Ibrahim Shareef Mohamed, new Managing Director of MACL

Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Ibrahim Shareef Mohamed as the new Managing Director of MACL. The decision was made by the Privatization and Corporatization Board of Maldives on 28th November 2023.


With a distinguished career spanning over 36 years in public service, Mr. Shareef has held pivotal leadership positions at the state level. Some of the key roles he has undertaken include the position of Commissioner General of Customs (appointed by the president), Chairman of Transport Authority of Maldives, Chairman of Fuel Supplies Maldives Pvt Ltd, Chairman of Maldives Gas Pvt Ltd, and Chairman of Allied Insurance Company of the Maldives Pvt Ltd . He has also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Ports Limited, an Executive Board Director of State Trading Organization plc (STO), and a Board Director of STO Hotels and Resorts Pvt Ltd. Additionally he has worked at various positions at STO for over 20 years, where he lead the IT department, Business Development department, Corporate and Legal Affairs and some of the major sales departments in the company.

Most recently, Mr. Shareef demonstrated his proficiency in international business affairs as the Trade Representative of Maldives in Australia. Notably He holds the distinction of being the first elected board member to represent the public shareholders at Dhivehi Raajjegeyge Gulhun Plc; Dhiraagu.


In addition to his extensive public service, Mr. Shareef is a highly educated professional, holding a Masters Degree in Commerce from Deakin University, Australia, and completed his undergraduate studies in the United Kingdom.

In his message to the staff, Mr. Shareef emphasized the crucial role of MACL in the country's economic development. He highlighted that one of his top priorities will be the completion of new facilities, especially the airport expansion project.


MACL is confident that Mr. Ibrahim Shareef Mohamed's profound understanding of the business landscape, coupled with his recognized leadership qualities will usher MACL towards a brighter future and will strategically guide the company towards achieving success.

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