Appointments NewsMarch 16, 2024

Saddam Hussain Appointed as Resort Operations Manager at Amilla Maldives

Amilla Maldives has announced the promotion of Saddam ‘Saddi’ Hussain to Resort Operations Manager, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the resort.

Spirited and goal driven, Saddi has worked in Amilla Maldives for the past 10 years in a variety of guest experience roles, most recently as Residence Operations Manager.


An optimistic young man fresh out of school, in 2001, Saddam started his career at Dhoni Mighili as a ‘Thakuru’ – Maldivian Butler making him one of the first five butlers in the Maldives. He then moved to Dubai in 2006 as personal butler for the CEO of Barclays Middle East. Returning to the Maldives in 2008 as Butler for Naladhu Maldives then Six Senses Laamu’s in 2011 and finally to Amilla Maldives in 2014. 

Besides being a world class butler, Saddam is creative with an eye for detail and a flair for landscaping. 

 “I find inspiration in those who consistently believe in me, fostering a sense of acceptance and worthiness within me. It’s this support that fuels my passion for my work, pushing me to strive harder each day. Having positive and supportive people around makes a huge difference. Success isn’t immediate; it’s a journey of growth filled with ups and downs that shape who we become. Keep your feet on the ground and turn your dreams into reality,” Saddi says.

Amilla Maldives is a haven with a well-loved reputation for its commitment to heartfelt service. Rooted in environmental sustainability, Amilla offers a memorable experience that uniquely resonates with each guest. Amilla excels in design, nature and well-being alongside innovative initiatives in well-being, sustainability, and inclusivity.