Hilton has appointed Andrew McLachlan as md Development for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Andrew was previously with the Radisson Hotel Group as senior vp of Development, Sub-Saharan Africa.
He began his career as a Food & Beverage Trainee in 1990 and took on his first gm position in Johannesburg seven years later. He subsequently held a number of senior corporate roles within major hotel chains in South Africa before focusing his career on development, where he has worked on projects in markets across 32 countries in Africa.
“I’m excited to be joining Hilton at a time when its brands are some of the fastest growing in Africa. There is incredible opportunity across this continent and I look forward to working with a team of talented and dedicated developers to realise the potential that the hospitality industry has to drive sustainable economic growth and employment opportunity in Africa.”