Managing Executive: Western Cape Division
Neal joined Bidvest Prestige as Managing Executive: Western Cape in March 2017. Shortly after completing a Diploma in Hotel Management at the Wits Hotel School, Neal secured his first management position at Sanlameer (Peermont Global) as Food & Beverage Manager.
Neal was later appointed at Peermont Graceland Hotel & Casino as Rooms Divisions Manager, and was then promoted to Non-Gaming Operations Manager.
Neal decided to challenge himself by venturing into Africa to open the De Renaissance Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria, in the capacity of General Manager. After successfully managing the hotel, and achieving a number of accolades, Neal returned to South Africa to fulfil the role as General Manager, Hospitality Gauteng at Bidvest Prestige.
Neal was thereafter appointed as the Complex General Manager at Peermont’s first five-star Hotel & International Conference Centre in Malawi, Lilongwe.