Siyanda Dlamini worked his way up in the hospitality industry after graduating from the Cape Town Hotel School with a hotel management qualification.
He spent four years in an in-service training post at the Protea Hotel, learning every aspect of the hotel business from the bottom up. He became a general manager at the Protea Hotel by the time he was 25.
During this time, he was the youngest in the hotel group working with people the same age as his father. Thirteen years into his career, Siyanda was able to partner up with Key Spirit Development to create the first Regency Apartment Hotel which took two years to build.
Siyanda Dlamini is the Founder and CEO at Regency Apartment Hotel in Pretoria, South Africa.
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The acclaimed television show Under 40 CEOs launched on TVC Entertainment and TVC News on the 9th of October, 2015 and subsequently launched on Silverbird Television Network on the 13th of January, 2016 and has spotlighted inspiring young business leaders aged 40 and under from East, West and South Africa. In addition to the channels above, the series has also aired on or currently running on Africa Magic Family, DBS, ITV Benin, ITV Abuja, RSTV and GHOne reaching a cumulative average viewership of 2.2million people every week.
Under 40 CEOs seeks to research, celebrate and expose the business leaders of the not-so-distant future and tell the stories of these young business leaders in Africa with a focus on the journey, the process and their proposed destination.
With over 100 episodes recorded till date, and serial entrepreneur, Familusi Akin Babajide, Mr FAB as the host, Under 40 CEOs has since gone on to inspire and motivate millions of would-be young business leaders across Africa to take action and join in the rebuilding and re-shaping of the African continent.
Under 40 CEOs currently has a social media following of over 300,000 and growing with a cumulative social media content reach of over 14.3million.