Board of Directors
Ahmed Shifan
Chairperson / Independent and Non-Executive
Appointed on 19th February 2014

Working in STO since 2003, currently fulfills the post of Head of Administration and Human Resources Department as Senior General Manager. Have served in many other key positions of STO.

Moreover, is a Board of Advisor for the SAP Asia Pacific Japan Regional Services Board, since January 2013. Served as a board director of Maldives Structural Products Pvt. Ltd and Fuel Supplies Maldives Pvt.Ltd.

Served in Maldives National Defense Force for 5 years.

Holds Master of business Administration with honors from Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand and a Bachelor of Science with Joint honors (First Class) in business Information Systems and business Studies from Middlesex University, United Kingdom.

Abdulla Maumoon
Managing Director

Mr Maumoon is a highly professional individual with excellent communication and people skills whose business acumen, insight and work ethic has contributed to an almost 20 percent increase in profitability since he took over the day to day management of the company. Mr Maumoon's past corporate, governance credentials include his leadership role in setting up the retail operations of the Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company and his role in product diversification af MIFCO.

Mr Maumoon is a result-oriented manager who inspires his team to excel at their particular tasks, and has a keen eye for new business ventures to ensure the long term sustainability of the company.

In addition to his responsibilities to the company, Mr Maumoon is also undergoing postgraduate studies (MBA) Programme at the British School of Commerce Colombo (BSC). He has served in various posts in Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company.

Abdulla Saleem Abdul Sattar
Director / Independent and Non-Executive

Leads with the Board of Directors in high-profile decision-making, creates communication platforms, and identifies profitable, sustainable growth opportunities for the brand. With the strong intellectual analytical, insight development and communication, skills drive solid thinking and unsurpassed problem solving abilities with years of experience spanning in the industry.

Serves the company since the foundation of the company and represents the minority shareholder Champa Oil and Gas Pvt Ltd. Moreover, fills the position as Director of Kasa Holdings Pvt Ltd and the Company Secretary of Champa Brothers.

Mohamed Shujau
Director / Independent and Non-Executive
Appointed on 2nd April 2015

Offers serendipitous acts of creativity to foster innovation and methodical skills. Has over 20 years of experience in Information, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry in the areas of ERP, Voice Communications, ICT infrastructure and Management.

Currently serves as the Head of Department for Procurement (Essential Goods) of State Trading Organization Plc (STO).

Served as the Assistant General Manager at STO Plc and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Served in Maldives Ports Authority as Supervisor Procurement and Ships Cargo surveyor from 1995 to 1998.

Accomplished Masters of Science in Technology Management, Post Graduate Diploma & Degree in Technology Management from Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, Malaysia (Stafford Shire University – UK).Achieved Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Systems Engineering – Networking from Olympia College, Malaysia (Nottingham Trent University – UK). Also a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) since 2005.

Mohamed Murad
Director / Independent and Non-Executive

Mr. Murad joined STO in the year of 1999 and has hence acquired substantial knowledge and experience in strategic leadership and operational knowledge with over 15 years of experience in the Company. He currently serves as the General Manager for Home Improvement & Service Centre.

Mr. Murad also served as a Board Director for the Allied Insurance Company of the Maldives Pvt. Ltd. He holds a BTEC Higher National Diploma in Spatial Design from the Academy of Design, Northumbria University, UK.

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