We are delighted to announce the appointment of Claude Francois Ndala as the new Guest Relations Manager at the prestigious @Sandton Hotel, situated within the Acsiopolis precinct on Benmore Road in Sandton.

With a strong background in the hotel industry, Claude brings a wealth of experience and a true passion for hospitality to his new role. Having started his career at the Inter-Continental Hotel in Kinshasa and subsequently working at renowned establishments such as the Inter-Continental Hotel in Gabon, Beverly Hills Hotel in Umhlanga, The Oyster Box Hotel, Zimbali Fairmont Resort in Ballito, President Hotel in Bantry Bay, and Capital Hotel Group, Claude has honed his skills in creating memorable experiences for guests.

In recognition of his exceptional service, Claude was honoured as a member of Britain’s Golden Keys Society in 2008, among the first four members of the Golden Keys in South Africa. His dedication to customer satisfaction and his entrepreneurial spirit have led him to consistently increase hotel revenue and transform establishments into a home away from home for guests.

Claude is thrilled to join the iconic @Sandton-Hotel, located in the heart of Sandton which opened in March 2022. He firmly believes in the untapped potential that @Sandton-Hotel has to offer, not only to the city but to the entire country. With his ambition, business acumen, and outstanding interpersonal skills, Claude is committed to taking @Sandton-Hotel to new heights.

Equipped with a degree in arts and a business program from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Claude is a natural leader and problem-solver. He possesses remarkable persuasion skills and the ability to go the extra mile to fulfil guests’ requests. As a motivational speaker on leadership, Claude’s dedication to growth and excellence is evident in everything he does.

We extend a warm welcome to Claude Ndala as the new Guest Relations Manager at @Sandton-Hotel. With his arrival, we are confident that the sky is the limit for the future success of the hotel.

ABOUT ACSIOPOLIS:

Encompassing @Sandton-Apartments and @Sandton-Hotel, the Acsiopolis Bbuilding is the first multi-used lifestyle precinct in South Africa which includes a 561-room luxury hotel, 480 upmarket leased apartments, conferencing and event facilities (including an 80-seater auditorium), co-working space called Co Worx, an NCF curriculum nursery school @Sandton-Kids, a gourmet destination food store @Deli, restaurant, @Sandton-Spa, doctors’ rooms, physiotherapist, plastic surgeon, orthodontist, gym, clubhouse. This is the ultimate Live, Work and Play lifestyle option. Making the move to Acsiopolis makes perfect sense when every lifestyle need is met in one place… life just got better. Seamless. Simple. Succinct.

ABOUT ACSION:

Acsion Limited is a highly experienced, specialist property development and property holding company with in-house property and asset management functions. We are the only JSE-listed company dedicated to property development while reaping the rewards of our own developments as a landlord. The name Acsion is a combination of the Greek word “Axion” – loosely translated as “worth it” and “action” – to act quickly and make things happen. This set of results demonstrates that the Company delivers on main strategy of continued NAV growth – hence the slogan “Acsion in action”.

Our Company: Acsion was founded by Mr Kiriakos Anastasiadis approximately 25 years ago. Through ingenuity, vision, value engineering and effective management, the Group expanded into the successful property development and property holdings company it is today.

Our Properties: Acsions current portfolio of assets is independently valued at R9.8-billion with a GLA of 257 000sqm and comprises ten well-established, strategically located properties across South Africa.

Our Developments: Acsion continuously evaluates approximately 20 – 30 new development opportunities at any one time and is in various stages of discussions on certain projects to further enhance the capital growth of its business.

Our Investors: Through its development activities, Acsion is able to unlock development profits and thereafter generate annuity income and further capital growth for its shareholders.