Michael Soler

Mr Michael Soler is the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Daystar Group of Companies. The Group was set up in 1994 and has since developed business interests across the industries of real estate, tourism and international retail, as well as several other business sectors.

Mr Soler is also a non-executive Director of the Gasan Group of Companies, one of the largest business organisations in Malta with interests in automotive, engineering, communications, property, pharmaceuticals and insurance. Mr Soler worked for the Gasan Group from 1975 to 1994 and was mainly responsible for new projects and business development. Mr Soler is also the Executive Director of Townsquare Sliema Ltd, which is involved in the construction of a mixed-use property development, one of the largest ever projects undertaken in Malta.

Mr Soler was the Chairman of the Malta Development Corporation from 1987 to 1990 and also served as Chairman of the National Tourism Organisation from 1992 to 1995.

These organisations are public national corporations responsible for promoting Malta as a business location and a tourism destination. He was also a Director of Air Malta PLC for a number of years and has served as a Council Member of the Federation of Industries and the Malta Olympic Committee.

Mr Soler is also currently the Honorary Consul General for the Republic of Hungary, a position he has held since 1990.

John Soler

John Soler has been a director of the Daystar Group of Companies since 2008. He is active in encouraging business that the company is embarking on, and his main strengths lie in real estate development and other related services, as well as in tourism.

Having graduated from the University of Malta in 2001, John joined the Sales & Marketing Department of the Galaxy Hotel. He worked there for two-and-a-half years, gaining valuable experience in the tourism industry. Additionally, his marketing studies have helped him to develop the different business sectors that the Daystar Group is directly involved in.

In 2004, John set up Star Enterprises Ltd, offering property-related services. This company has grown year on year, and has become wholly responsible for this area of business within the Daystar Group of Companies.