Bespoke Executive Search will open with offices simultaneously, based in North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia Pacific.
They will not only offer executive search to the Hotel and Travel related companies from these different continents but can provide an effective and efficient search for clients and candidates from throughout their worldwide network and partnership.
This partnership will offer a unique approach to executive recruitment for the Industry with three different services; Contingency Search, a Committed Search offering an almost full retained search approach at a lower cost, and uniquely too, managing Talent Acquisition at a fixed fee.
The Bespoke Executive Search Global Partners are all seasoned career hoteliers, with an in-depth knowledge of the Hospitality Business. A few have worked outside the hotel industry and hence can offer additional expertise not only to the Travel Trade but also to Tourism Boards and Hotel Development Companies. All have vast networks of contacts in the industry, and they are:
Robert Gary Dodds - Founding Partner and Global Ambassador - A specialist in Corporate and Regional Executives, and GM Recruitment with over 30-years experience as a VP Human Resources on four continents with leading hotel chains such as The Ritz-Carlton & Marriott Hotel groups, The Peninsula Group, IHG, ITT Sheraton etc.
Guy Epsom - Partner Europe - A specialist in the Travel Trade & Hotel Industry VP Sales and Marketing. Over 30 years experience over three continents in the Hotel and Travel Business with leading hotel groups such as Hilton and ITT Sheraton, and as Advisor to The Tourism and Cultural Authority of Abu Dhabi.
Susan Likert - Partner Asia Pacific - A specialist in Rooms Division and Housekeeping with over 30-years experience over three continents, and who has held executive positions including VP level with leading hotel groups such as The Peninsula Group, ITT Sheraton and work with companies such as Shangri-La Hotels.
Helmut Leuck - Partner North America - with over 30-years experience in Food, Beverage and Culinary on three continents, he’s had an extensive career with Hyatt Hotels (renowned for their F&B quality) and worked from being a top Executive Chef to VP of F&B, including Trump Hotel Casino Resort Inc., La Costa Resort & Spa, Walt Disney World Resort, and Harrah's Casino.
Mauricio Tommasi - Partner Latin America – From a hotel owning family, he has over 30-years experience in the industry in Latin America, is a qualified architect and has managed hotel refurbishment and design, and opened hotels with projects from Luxury to five-star. He is a specialist in operations and development.