Fairgrounds Holdings, a subsidiary of Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) has appointed Gorata Gabaraane as new Chief Executive Officer. She is an old hand in the hospitality industry, having worked for Cresta Hotels, a listed and leading hospitality group in Botswana. “An industry player of repute, Gabaraane also played a dual role during her tenure at LEA as Strategy and Organisational Design Manager,” said Fairgrounds Holdings.
She has also worked for Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) as Director of Strategy. The new broom at Fairgrounds is armed with Masters Degree in Strategic Management from the University of Derby in the United Kingdom. Gabaraane also has a Bsc degree in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management from Johnson & Wales University and a diploma in hotel management from Les Roches.