Tuesday, February 3, 2009
In a memo addressed to all former heads of departments, Mohamed Naseem, managing director of MTCC, today (Feb 3) announced the formation of a new executive management team to lead MTCC Plc. According to the memo the executives will assume their assigned responsibilities beginning 4th February. The new management team is an integral part of Mr. Naseem’s new strategy of organizational realignment that includes a refocus of resources, time, and energy on the core strengths that made MTCC the number-one infrastructure contractor in the country.
Ibrahim Shaheen has been appointed as the new head of HR depertment. Mr. Shaheen brings many years of executive management and leadership experience to the position, from other senior management positions he held in the past. Mr. Shaheen holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering degree from a Thai University.
Ahmed Solih has been appointed as the head of Transport Services Department. He comes with rich industry and corporate experience, having most recently served at Tug and Barge Operations. Solih has also served as the head of sales for quite some time in the past. He has served in prominent leadership roles at MTCC. Mr. Solih began his career at Dhiraagu and holds a degree in Marketing from a UK University.
Abida Rasheed, former head of marketing, has been appointed as the new head of corporate department and has experience running variety of business units within MTCC. Her extensive knowledge ranges from domestic household chores to securities trading and stock brokerage.
Hamid Nasheed has been appointed as the new head of IT department. He began his career at MTCC nearly 28 years ago managing then Computer Section. Over the past 28 years he has served in many departments, most recently as a Director at Transport Services. Mr. Nasheed graduated from Autralian University with a HND in Communications.
“This new executive management team will bring an amazing depth of experience, diversity, and expertise to everything we do here at MTCC,” Mr. Naseem is believed to have stated. “Together with our current richly talented management base, they have the ability to take us to our next major milestone of being a strong contender in our respective markets.
Critics are wary about the reception of the new management team by the board of directors.