07 Aug Andrew McLachlan
Andrew is a South African national based in Cape Town with over 30 years’ experience in the hotel industry in Africa. As a respected hotel deal-maker with more than 100+ deals across 32 African countries, Andrew is passionate about developing great hotels & resorts which create heartfelt experiences for guests, high value for owners, meaningful opportunities for team members and a positive impact in their communities. In May 2020 Andrew joined Hilton, the global leader in hospitality as the Managing Director of Development for sub-Saharan Africa. Leading an experienced development team and company committed to Africa at a time when Hilton is looking to press ahead with its multi-brand hotel expansion and establish Hilton as the leading player within this important region. Hilton opened its first hotel in West Africa 33 years ago in 1987 in Abuja, Nigeria and today Hilton has a growing multi-brand portfolio of 16 hotels open & under development in West Africa.