The largest international organization providing training and assistance to Maldivian broadcasters, Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) has appointed former TVM’s Engineering Head Ahmed Nadheem as its Secretary General.
This marks the first time a Maldivian has been appointed to a senior post in ABU. It also marks the first time in 13 years a new person has been appointed to the post.
Although Nadheem’s appointment has been confirmed – his tenure will commence in next year’s April.
Nadheem who served as TVM’s Head of Engineering for 11 years boasts 25 years of experience in the broadcasting sector. He presently serves as ABU’s Director of Technology and Innovation.
Since 2008, Nadheem has held various posts in the organization.
In addition to Nadheem – there are several other Maldivians holding different posts in ABU.
ABU comprises of 287 broadcasters from 57 nations – which amounts to an audience of three billion people.