Hilton Durban Appoints Chris Van Aswegen As Chief Engineer

This information originated in U.K. English.

March 30, 2015

DURBAN, South Africa - Hilton Durban today announced the appointment of Chris Van Aswegen as Chief Engineer.

Markus Fritz, general manager, Hilton Durban, said, "This appointment follows the exciting ongoing refurbishment project that Hilton Durban commenced in January 2014, with phase one being the Lobby and Port Cochere rejuvenation. In 2015 and 2016, we will be seeing a new concept restaurant open in the later part of 2015 and then moving onto the full refurbishment of our 324 guest rooms, including our suites and Presidential Suite. Chris's appointment was imperative in order to meet the on-going requirements of this long awaited hotel refurbishment and I look forward to the contributions he will undoubtedly make at Hilton Durban."

Van Aswegen brings both local and international experience to his new role at Hilton Durban. In his former role as the Maintenance Manager at Hilton Windhoek, he was responsible for supervising, controlling and overseeing all room, contracts and projects. Prior to Hilton Windhoek, Van Aswegen has been with the Hilton family since 2011, starting at the Hilton Durban as Assistant Chief Engineer.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Durban at news.hilton.com/durban.


Julie Nolan
Hilton Durban
+27 0 31 336 8124

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