The Lagos Marriott Hotel, Ikeja has announced the appointment of Rudi Janse Van Rensburg as its General Manager.
A statement by the hotels says that Rudi arrives with a vast wealth experience, having served for 19 years in the hospitality sector, 13 of which were spent as General Manager across Hotels and Resorts in Africa.
Rudi will lead the management & operations of the Lagos Marriott Hotel, Ikeja.
Rudi is not new to Nigeria.
Following a successful career with Protea in South Africa, Rudi decided to challenge himself further and explore Nigeria, the statement states.
His career has seen him manage and grow many hotels in Nigeria since 2003.
Among them are Protea Hotels Nike Lake Resort, Enugu, Nigeria, where he was General Manager between 2005 and 2007, Protea Hotel Asokoro Abuja (2007 to 2015) and African Pride Avalon Hotel & Spa, Lagos.
In 2016, Rudi and his team opened the Renaissance Lagos Ikeja Hotel where he remained till October 2017.
He has since been consulting for the Owner at the Lagos Marriott Ikeja Hotel.
His accomplishments include being named Nigeria’s General Manager of the Year in 2009.
He is well known for his positive personality, high ethics and global-best hospitality standards.
The new General Manager is reputed to be passionate and focused on impeccable 5-Star sophistication, with a profound commitment to his associates and one who identifies whole heartedly with the African continent.
When he is not working, Rudi spends his time with his wife Sandy to whom he is happily married, and their two lovely kids.
He equally enjoys biking.