MAHRP Presents Ron Kaufman Live in Maldives in partnership with Dhiraagu

Maldives Association of Human Resource Professionals (MAHRP) announced a partnership with local telecom giant Dhiraagu to host an exclusive Service Excellence one day training event in Maldives with world’s leading customer experience consultant Ron Kaufman.

At a ceremony held at Marble Hotel in capital Male, MAHRP President Hussain Afeef and Dhiraagu’s Senior Manager for Brands and Communications Mohamed Mirshan signed the sponsorship agreement. Afeef told journalists that Dhiraagu was chosen as the main sponsor of the event based on the company’s excellent record in customer service. “For instance, Dhiraagu was the first company in Maldives to set up a 24-hour call centre,” he said.

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Mirshan stressed the importance of human resources development to keep up with the rapid expansion of the service sector in Maldives. MAHRP’s dedication and commitment to develop local talent will help businesses in the service sector grow, he added.

The event, titled Secrets of Achieving Superior Service Excellence, will be held on August 4 at the main auditorium of the Maldives National University. Interested parties can register for the event by contacting +960 7778035 or via email to or

During this one-day event, Ron will share powerful insights on achieving a sustainable competitive advantage through uplifting service, which has delivered substantial business results in many major companies around the world. His vast experience and scope with customer service experience across a range of businesses, from government agencies to world-class multinational companies including Singapore Airlines, Changi International Airport, Xerox, Marina Bay Sands, Wipro, Singtel, American Express, HP and Nokia will also be shared as a part of this one-day learning experience.

Rated one of the “Top 25 Who’s Hot” speakers by Speaker Magazine, Ron presents powerful insights and global best practices from working with clients on every continent for more than twenty years. His energetic keynote speeches and workshops have inspired millions.

He is author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller, “Uplifting Service! The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues and Everyone Else You Meet” and 14 other books on service, business and inspiration. Ron is also the founder of UP! Your Service, a company that enables leaders and organisations to build Uplifting Service cultures for sustainable advantage.

Ron’s experience and passionate commitment to results have been distilled into proven methods to help clients upgrade service performance and build strong service cultures. His unique approaches to learning and leadership have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.

Ron was invited to Asia in 1990 by Singapore Airlines and the government of Singapore to create and launch a national service quality training organisation.

He is a graduate of Brown University, USA with studies in France, London and Berkeley, California. He is a professional member of the Author’s Guild, Global Speakers Federation and International Association of Learning Providers.

Inaugurated in February, MAHRP is the first professional association registered in the Maldives, dedicated to human resources and people development.

The association’s mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most current and comprehensive resources, and to advance the profession by promoting HR’s essential values, setting professional standards and providing the know-how. It is committed to linking and connecting HR professionals and practitioners locally and oversees through signature events and membership activities.

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