San­dals Grande Gen­eral Man­ager Win­ston An­der­son Pro­moted

The Star (St. Lucia) - - BUSINESS -

It is with great plea­sure that San­dals Chair­man Gor­don “Butch” Ste­wart and Deputy Chair­man and Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer Adam Ste­wart, CD, an­nounce the pro­mo­tion of an­other com­pany stal­wart. Mr. Win­ston An­der­son, Gen­eral Man­ager of San­dals Grande St. Lu­cian, has been pro­moted to the po­si­tion of Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, San­dals Grande St. Lu­cian with over­sight for all Saint Lu­cian re­sorts ef­fec­tive July 1, 2017.

A hos­pi­tal­ity pro­fes­sional with over 35 years of ex­pe­ri­ence in food and bev­er­age, ac­count­ing, rooms di­vi­sion, sales and mar­ket­ing and project man­age­ment, Win­ston be­gan his San­dals jour­ney in 1991 as Food and Bev­er­age Man­ager at San­dals Ocho Rios. Since then he has held pro­gres­sive po­si­tions to in­clude Ho­tel and Gen­eral Man­ager posts at nu­mer­ous re­sorts across the group in Saint Lu­cia, Turks & Caicos, An­tigua, Ja­maica and Gre­nada. He has played sig­nif­i­cant roles in the brand tran­si­tion of new ma­jor ac­qui­si­tions to in­clude Beaches Turks & Caicos and was the pre-open­ing Gen­eral Man­ager at San­dals LaSource Gre­nada, over­see­ing its de­vel­op­ment be­fore re­turn­ing as Gen­eral Man­ager at San­dals Grande St. Lu­cian.

An ac­tive tourism ad­vo­cate, Win­ston is also an ex­ec­u­tive mem­ber of the Saint Lu­cia Ho­tel and Tourism As­so­ci­a­tion, a Trustee of the Tourism En­hance­ment Fund and sits on the Saint Lu­cia Tourist Board. Through­out his ten­ure he has been lauded as a charis­matic, vi­sion­ary and trans­for­ma­tional leader who con­sis­tently dis­plays a pas­sion for the de­vel­op­ment of peo­ple - both his re­sort team mem­bers and those within the com­mu­nity.

Win­ston holds a Bach­e­lor's De­gree in Hos­pi­tal­ity Man­age­ment from Re­vans Uni­ver­sity, a Bach­e­lor's De­gree in Be­havioural Science from Cal­i­for­nia State Uni­ver­sity and a Mas­ter's De­gree in Hos­pi­tal­ity Science also from Re­vans Uni­ver­sity. He has also been be­stowed with the Honourary Doc­tor­ate in Man­age­ment and Lead­er­ship by the Global Uni­ver­sity of Life­long Learn­ing for his con­tri­bu­tion to lead­er­ship, com­mu­nity and so­cial work. San­dals is con­fi­dent Win­ston will con­tinue to pro­vide noth­ing less than the stel­lar lead­er­ship qual­i­ties ex­hib­ited to date.

Win­ston An­der­son, newly ap­pointed Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor of San­dals Grande St. Lu­cian.

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