Key Appointments Geared to Strengthen HVS Executive Search Expertise, Globally

Key Appointments Geared to Strengthen HVS Executive Search
London: HVS, the world’s leading hospitality consulting and services organisation, announced that Tim Savage will serve as Director of Organisational Development, HVS Executive Search for Europe and the Middle East, effective September 21,  2015, and will be based in London.

Additionally, the firm announced the opening of a dedicated regional Executive Search office in Dubai in October 2015. The practice will be led by Bhavna Bhatia, Director, HVS Executive Search, Middle East.

Tim Savage
Email: tsavage@hvs.com  
An industry human resources specialist, Tim brings with him over three decades of rich experience as a human resources and culture change specialist, and a strong industry network. He specialises in providing advice on organisational structure, change management and employee engagement as well as bespoke coaching and development solutions to clients’ critical needs. Tim has delivered numerous strategic consulting mandates across a broad range of disciplines, working with boards to deliver real value to the human capital strategy and serving with world renowned hospitality companies including Forte, Marriott and Le Meridien, both in the UK and internationally. Tim’s most recent appointment was as Chief Human Resources Officer for Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts. Through his own business, TSolutions, he has also worked on an independent basis, consulting for clients across a broad spectrum of sectors.

Simon Tucker-Brown, MD, HVS Executive Search – Europe and Middle East states, “At a time when retaining and developing talent is a critical part of every business strategy, it was important for us to partner with a credible and respected individual with a true track record of success. Having known Tim in a professional capacity for many years he was the primary choice for HVS Executive Search when we recognised the need to broaden the Human Capital services we offer to our clients.”

Bhavna Bhatia
Email:  bbhatia@hvs.com

Having been with HVS Executive Search in New Delhi for eight years, Bhavna brings an in-depth knowledge of executive search consulting and a strong pre-existing international and regional network of contacts in hospitality and allied sectors. Prior to joining HVS, Bhavna spent nine years in the hotel industry, working with Hyatt Hotels and The Park Group in India. This significant combination of hotel operations knowledge coupled with her experience at HVS Executive Search, has provided Bhavna with all the requisite insights to understand the challenges and nuances of true talent acquisition in the industry.

Simon Tucker-Brown further adds, “I am delighted that Bhavna is moving to Dubai to head our Middle East team, and this is very much in recognition of her success in India. Having a regional office has been a critical objective for HVS Executive Search and it will indeed allow us to have a greater and more proactive presence in the region as well as build on our already robust network of client relationships.”

On the occasion of these announcements, Court Williams, CEO, HVS Executive Search comments, “HVS Executive Search will continue to grow globally as part of our overall strategy. We are thrilled to have Tim join Simon's team in London as we continue to expand our Organizational Development practice worldwide. Tim's tenured executive career in Human Resources combined with his Human Capital consultancy experience will add immediate value for our Hospitality clients.” He continues, “The aggressive development of hotels, resorts and restaurants in the Middle East has led to an increase in demand for HVS Executive Search services, particularly in the Dubai market. We are excited to be opening our office in Dubai at this opportune time and better serve our expanding client base there.

For further information please contact:


Mansi Bhatnagar
Mobile: +91 98112 10293
Email: mbhatnagar@hvs.com; marketing@hvs.com 

Asia, Middle East & Europe:
Debjani Dhara
Mobile: + 91 98735 87773
Email: ddhara@hvs.com