April 6, 2010 – HVS Executive Search has named Alison Brody-Smith as senior vice president based in New York. Ms. Brody-Smith has combined experience as a consultant, talent acquisitions director and regional sales manager of 20 years, eight of which were spent in executive recruitment across a broad range of senior management positions in the travel, hospitality and leisure sectors. She joins HVS Executive Search from Korn/Ferry International where she was client partner. “Ali is joining us from Korn/Ferry International where she was an integral member of their hospitality team,” said Keith Kefgen, CEO of HVS Executive Search. “She brings nearly a decade of hospitality recruiting experience and is a high impact player. We are excited to have her on our team.” HVS Executive Search is an executive search and advisory firm providing consulting services to leaders of the hotel, restaurant, retail, gaming and real estate industries.