New GM Appointment and Top Honours for Anantara Kihavah Villas

New GM Appointment and Top Honours for Anantara Kihavah Villas
February 25, 2015 Bradley Cox

Green Globe certified Anantara Kihavah Villas is delighted to welcome Mr. Jean-Marc Ma-Poon as the new General Manager. Born and raised in Mauritius, Jean-Marc’s hospitality career has taken him to USA, UK, Jordan, Bali & Maldives.

With an avid passion for travel, culture and meeting people from all walks of life, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management from Glion Hotel School in Switzerland and comes to the resort with his Danish wife and two young children.

Further good HR news for the Maldivian resort, Anantara Kihavah Villas is proud to have been awarded Top Employer of 2014 in the Maldives by

Announcing the results, the website clarifies, “Anantara Kihavah Villas emerged as the strongest contender in the race to win the Top Employer of 2014 Award with 45.92% of all votes cast. While Kurumba Maldives followed on second with 23.57% votes, Jumeirah Dhevanafushi finished third with 3.18% of all votes indexed.” conducted the independent poll in January 2015 to distinguish the top employers in Maldives and recognize their contribution in providing a variety of jobs and creating career opportunities for fresh graduates and experienced professionals hailing from different industries in Maldives. The poll was open to both registered as well as non-registered users of the online job portal and over 3,000 votes were cast over a 14-day period.


Elizabeth Smailes

Minor Hotel Group

Area Director of Marketing Communications, Maldives
PO Box 2014 Male, Republic of Maldives
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