DG DR. GEORGE SENOSHA BIOGRAPHY
Early Life
DG. George Senosha was born on a farm in Bela-Bela, South Africa, where he grew up amongst 9 siblings. This humble beginning instilled in him the values of hard work, perseverance, and community service.
Education and Qualifications
DG. Senosha holds a Doctoral Degree in Business Development and Administration, a Doctoral Degree in Community Building, and a qualification in Hotel and Hospitality Management. He also has a background in Human Resource and Industrial Relations from UNISA.
Career
DG. Senosha's career spans over four decades, starting in the hospitality industry, where he managed hotels. He then transitioned to the tourism industry, serving on boards of tourism associations and industry groups. In 1997, he joined Pick n Pay Bela-Bela as a floor manager, rising through the ranks to become the first black South African to own a Pick n Pay Franchise and to introduce it to the Township. DG George Senosha was inducted as the District Governor on the 29th June 2024. He occupied various portfolios in the District, AG, Chair RCC, Chair RYLA, Chair Rotary Means Business, Director, The Townships projects, Provincial RFHD Representative.
Community Involvement
DG. Senosha is dedicated to community service, founding and presiding over Ditsala Children's Shield and Projects. He is also the Chief Community Public Relations Officer for Community Transformation Accelerator Program (CTAP) and a member of Rotary Club Waterkloof. He served as the President from 2019 to 2021.
Awards and Recognition
DG. Senosha's achievements have earned him several awards, including:
- MR Raymond Ackerman Chairman's Award
- Best Social Responsibility National Award
- City of Tshwane Best Community Builder of the year 2018
- Paul Harris Recognition 2023
- Public Image Award from PDG Lee-Ann Shearing
Rotary Achievements
DG. Senosha has completed 850 Rotary E-Learning Courses, topping the District 9400 Leader Board. Inspired In 2019 DG George started establishing Rotary Community Corps (RCC) He challenged the clubs to help achieve the target of 103 Rotary Community Corps in District 9400, which is a moving target based on the formation of the first Rotary Club in South Africa and Africa.
Personal Qualities
DG. Senosha is a humble and relentless inspirer, a servant leader who leads by example. He is affable and motivational, empowering teams to succeed.