Sun International’s Boardwalk Hotel has announced the appointment of Keenan Bergins as Operations Manager as of March 2023.
Born and bred in Gqeberha, Bergins matriculated from Theodor Herzl High School in 1998, before completing a B.Com Law Degree at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. He also holds an MBA from the University of Stellenbosch Business School.
He is no stranger to the hospitality industry, having started working in various restaurants, bars and nightclubs in both South Africa and the USA during his student years.
Bergins joined Sun International in 2005 as Food and Beverage manager at Fish River Sun. In 2008, he was promoted into the position of Assistant Operations Manager at Carousel, and shortly thereafter became the Operations Manager. In December 2011 he was appointed as the Operations Manager at Carnival City and three years later, was appointed as Complex General Manager at Golden Valley hotel in Worcester. He embraced this position, passionately driving the business forward for eight years before opting to move back to his hometown with his wife and sons. At Boardwalk, he will report to Tati Tsunke, General Manager.
Outside the office, Bergins is an avid sportsman, enjoying a wide variety of activities ranging from cycling to action cricket, golf and martial arts. He loves travelling and spending time with friends and family.