Managing Director, Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation
Mr Thoyyib was appointed as Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation on 27th November 2018, with the new government administration.
A Bournemouth University graduate, with Master of Arts in Broadcast and Film Management, Mr. Thoyyib started his career in the media industry at Television Maldives. He worked his way up to Assistant Director-General, Head of HR, and Planning and Development Television Maldives. In 2006, he served as the CEO of the newly launched Villa Television, a private local TV channel. With his expertise in management and public relations, he was appointed as the Chairman of Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation in 2009. He served as the Finance Executive at the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and also as the State Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture during the term of former president Mohamed Nasheed.
Mr Thoyyib has also served several other positions, including as President of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) and Managing Director of Atoll Seven Pvt. Ltd., a hospitality operations and management company.
With over fourteen years of experience in the area of management, Mr Thoyyib brings with him extensive experience in strategic planning, decision making and international networking, with emphasis on fostering creativity in the executive management level.
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