January 25, 2015 – Simon Tucker-Brown has been appointed as managing director of HVS Executive Search for Europe and the Middle East. He will be based in London. Mr. Tucker-Brown specializes in providing advice on talent and market information as well as solutions to clients’ critical assignments, having delivered numerous search mandates across a broad range of disciplines at senior executive and board level, both in the U.K. and internationally. Over the last 15 years, he has developed an expertise in the executive search business focusing especially on the hospitality, travel and leisure industries. Mr. Tucker-Brown most recently served as managing director at Berkeley Scott and head of practice for ISIS Executive Search. “At a time when a number of careful strategic moves were underway at HVS Executive Search globally, it was important for us to hand-pick someone to spearhead the firm’s growth in this region,” said Court Williams, CEO. “An accomplished professional and a proven search expert, Simon undoubtedly emerged as a perfect fit for this very critical role. It is with utmost pleasure that we welcome Simon into the HVS family.” 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.