Australian Mark Hehir has been appointed general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, set to open in 2021.
Hehir brings more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry and 20 years of experience in the Maldives to the new role.
Hehir was previously general manager at One & Only Reethi Rah before becoming CEO of The Small Maldives Island Co, which manages the two Baa Atoll resorts in the Maldives.
“I am so thrilled to continue my Maldivian journey with the debut of the Ritz-Carlton brand in the region,” he said.
“This resort will redefine the luxury experience and I am grateful for the opportunity to lead the wonderful and hardworking Ladies and Gentlemen of the resort towards a successful opening in the coming months.”