Take a look at some of the latest appointments in the hospitality industry, with two new General Manager appointments and a Group Human Capital Director.
Rudlyn Barnes-Rossow |Group Human Capital Director for BON Hotels
Rudlyn Barnes-Rossow (pictured above) has been appointed as Group Human Capital Director for BON Hotels, and will be responsible for overseeing personal and professional development and transformation within the company. He brings strategic and operational business acumen along with an awareness of the importance of people – most significantly their personal and professional development.
Pranesh Sukhdeo | General Manager for Drakensburg Sun (effective 1st May)
Pranesh Sukhdeo will be taking over the reins at the Drakensberg Sun as General Manager from the 1st of May, moving from his current position as GM of Garden Court Mthatha. He has worked as Deputy General Manager at the Umhlanga Sands Resort as well as the Cabana Beach Resort, before which he worked through the ranks at Breakers Resort from 1988 to 2008.
Jaco Wheeler | General Manager for Clico Boutique Hotel
Clico Boutique Hotel in Rosebank welcomes Jaco Wheeler as its new General Manager. Jaco has worked in the hospitality industry since he was 16 years old. Starting in the kitchen, front office and reservations, he has a lead-by-example management style and strives to emulate some of the great GMs that who have played a large role in shaping his career.
Wayne Smith | General Manager for Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
Wayne Smith has been appointed as the General Manager for Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Tsogo Sun’s 734-room Durban seafront complex and the company’s most profitable hotel in South Africa. Smith began his journey at Drakensberg Sun Resort, where he was first employed as a switchboard operator. He moved into management roles at Southern Sun Cullinan, Umhlanga Sands Resort, Garden Court Blackrock and Garden Court South Beach. Most recently, he worked as the hotel general manager at Holiday Inn Sandton.