Sun International appoints new resorts directorAugust 18th, 2010 by H&R | Categories: hotels, people, tourism
John Lee has been appointed as resorts director for the Sun International Group.
Lee joined Sun International in 1986 as a divisional finance executive and was promoted to group financial manager of Sun International South Africa Limited in 1990, taking up residence at Sun City. During 1993, he also assumed the role of deputy chief operating officer: Sun City Resort.
In July 1995, he was appointed to Sun International Management Limited board as director: new business development, in which role he played an integral part in the group being awarded a number of new urban casino licenses in terms of South Africa’s casino legislation.
In 2001 he was appointed as chief information officer for the group and was voted CIO of the year by the Computer Society of South Africa in 2003.
In his new role, Lee will be responsible for all resort properties within the group and will work closely with the director of gaming operations in managing the group’s operational portfolio and shared sales and distribution and marketing functions.
Lee has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Town and is a chartered accountant.