Leeu Assortment has promoted Jean van der Walt to the function of space basic supervisor, United Kingdom.
She will likely be primarily based on the group’s Lake District property, Linthwaite Home.
van der Walt takes on the brand new place along with her present function as head of name advertising for the boutique lodge group.
She has a diploma in hospitality administration from the Worldwide Lodge College, Africa’s main hospitality and culinary college.
Since graduating, van der Walt has labored in varied departments at a number of the greatest inns in her native South Africa.
She was working as reservations and model supervisor on the iconic Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek when it was purchased by the Leeu Assortment in 2015; and has remained with the corporate ever since.
Initially working as a advertising govt for the Franschhoek properties, she was promoted to move of name advertising throughout a transfer to the UK.
Commenting on her appointment, van der Walt mentioned: “I’m thrilled that this new place will permit me to place to good use all of the expertise I’ve gained in numerous lodge departments through the years and I stay up for the brand new challenges it should convey.
“Leeu Assortment is a dynamic younger model and I’m excited to develop with it.”
Leeu Assortment includes three five-star boutique properties in South Africa and Linthwaite Home, an historic 36-bedroom property within the Lake District.
One other Leeu property is because of open in Florence in 2021.
Proprietor and founding father of the Leeu Assortment, Analjit Singh, added: “It has been a pleasure to work with Jean during the last 5 years.
“Throughout that point, she has proved her dedication and worth to the Leeu Assortment making it an apparent determination to advertise from inside the firm.
“I very a lot stay up for working carefully together with her as we increase the model over the approaching years.”