The Maldives-based hospitality group will now be overseen by Deepak Booneady
Sun Siyam Resorts has announced the promotion of Deepak Booneady from vice president of commercial to chief executive officer.
With more than 25 years of experience in the luxury travel and hospitality industries, and having previously worked with Mauritius-based hospitality group LUX* Resorts and Hotels, Booneady first joined Sun Siyam Resorts as group director of Business Development in 2019 and was promoted to vice president of Commercial in 2021.
In his new role, Booneady will oversee the overall operation of the company, work closely with the group general manager and the resort management teams, as well as with the company’s board of directors to create, communicate and implement the organisation's vision.
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Speaking about his appointment, Booneady said: “I’m incredibly honoured and proud to be part of such a dynamic and progressive organisation that allows me to share and implement innovative ideas, vision and creativity.
"Apart from growing the business, my main goal moving forward is to create a culture of innovation for the team and the company to be ahead of the market, and to craft unique experiences for our guests.”
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During Booneady’s time as vice president of commercial at Sun Siyam Resorts, the company saw substantial development with Booneady leading his team through challenging times, while restructuring the brand and exploring new methods of business management.
Sun Siyam Resorts chairman and founder Ahmed Siyam Mohamed said: “Deepak made a lasting impression on the board with his vision, intellect and professionalism. He has made a tremendous impact during his time at Sun Siyam Resorts to date, and we have no doubt he will continue the momentum as our new CEO.”
For more information, visit www.sunsiyam.com