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Werner Smit
Werner Smit
WERNER SMIT
General Manager Lord Milner Hotel

Werner was born in Johannesburg and spent his childhood in the northern suburbs of Cape Town and has been working in the Tourism & Hospitality industry for the last 12 years. He has experience in many sectors of the tourism/hospitality industry and started his career working in the marketing field for tour operators.

The semi-desert Karoo of South Africa has always been a passion for him and he fulfilled this dream by spending a couple years in the Tankwa Karoo by sharing this beauty with visitors and other adventure lovers. Werner also enjoys sport especially rugby & golf and combined his passion for sport by workinge in the hospitality and management department of a well-known Gary Player designed Golf Course

Werner has completed a Diploma in Tourism Management and is currently completing a Master’s Degree in Business Management (MBA). His immediate career plans are to make a success of his current position at the Lord Milner Hotel and to learn even more about the industry, as well as shaping his leadership to make a difference by uplifting his employees. The future plans are to stay in the Hospitality & Tourism industry of Southern Africa and looking at living his dream in making a positive difference in other areas of the African continent. Werner lives in Matjiesfontein, South Africa with his wife Rene’ and daughter Minke.



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