HVS London Appoints New Director

The London office of HVS International Announces the Appointment of Mr. Elie Younes as Director

Russell Kett, managing director of HVS International's London office, has announced the promotion of Elie Younes to Director. Elie joined HVS International in London in 2001 having had four years' operational and managerial experience in the hospitality industry. He possesses a diverse multicultural background, a global exposure of the international hotel property markets and an in-depth knowledge of the hotel industry in the Middle East. He holds a BA in Hospitality Management from Notre Dame University in Lebanon, an MBA from IMHI (Essec Business School, France and Cornell University, USA) and is currently preparing his MSc in Real Estate Investment at Cass Business School in London.

Since joining HVS International, Elie has advised on and valued various hotels (single assets, portfolios and companies), resorts, and extended stay projects in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (MEA). He has provided strategic advice on mid- and large-scale developments and investment ventures/funds in the MEA region. He also specialises in operator search and management contract negotiations. Elie is jointly responsible for HVS's operations and business development in the MEA region.

Commenting on his appointment, Russell Kett, managing director of HVS International, said, "Elie goes the extra mile for all his clients. His knowledge and experience of the Middle East enables him to provide expert advice throughout the hospitality sector."

For more information, please contact:

Elie Younes
+44 20 7878 7728 (O)
+44 79 8513 6205 (M)

Russell Kett
+44 20 7878 7701
+44 78 0241 1142

Further details concerning HVS International can be obtained from our website www.hvsinternational.com.

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