Named co-president North America of HVS Executive Search

HVS EXECUTIVE SEARCH

David Mansbach has rejoined HVS Executive Search and will serve as co-president North America, effective March 10, 2009. Mansbach, with 20 years of hospitality experience will oversee the executive search and compensation consulting platform specializing in the hotel, restaurant, gaming and retail industries.

Keith Kefgen, chief executive officer states, "David's transition back to HVS will be seamless as we have previously worked together for a decade and his understanding of HVS' culture and knowledge of the hospitality industry is extremely strong" he went on to say "our combined relationships within the hospitality industry is unparalleled enabling HVS to assist our clients in a very unique market environment".

Mansbach says his early agenda will be to work with HVS' clients on upgrading their hiring strategies, compensation consulting and organizational development initiatives to operate effectively in this challenging environment.