Villa Group Appoints Mr. Hassan Shamaam as Group Director of Learning and Development

To spearhead learning and development initiatives and create training programmes that align with the Group’s vision and value, Villa Group has appointed Mr. Hassan Shamaam as the Group Director of  Learning and Development at Villa Group. 

As the Group Director of Learning and Development, Shamaam will be responsible for the execution  of fully integrated learning and development initiatives by developing and applying high-impact training programs that will help Villa Group to develop and retain team members. In addition, he will also be  leading the integration of the Learning Management System (LMS) within all the functions of Villa and play an integral role in the transformation process concerning the Blue Ocean Project and beyond.

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Additionally, Shamaam will be reviewing and implementing new learning and development standards, actively driving the quality of learning and aligning across all of Villa resorts. Further, will also partner with various stakeholders from Villa’s business units, think pragmatically concerning business  needs, and create L&D solutions with a dynamic, forward-thinking approach.

With over ten years of experience in human resources and management, Shamaam thrives on delivering carefully planned guidance, training, and development. In addition to the extensive department and team leadership expertise, he has expanded his knowledge by working at notable international chains operating in the Maldives. Shamaam joins from his most recent role as Director  of Human Resources at The Westin Maldives.

Further, during his tenure at JW Marriott Maldives, he achieved ‘Talent Champion of Marriott International, Maldives region’. Shamaam’s recent addition to the Villa family aligns with its mission to further develop talented locals who positively impact the group and Maldivian society.

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