Global VP Information Technology

22.02.2019 Author: Hospitality People Group

Client background:

Our client is an iconic hotel and leisure company that operates luxury hotels, train services and river cruises around the world.

At the time of our appointment, the corporate office in London were seeking to appoint a senior executive as VP of Information Technology to act as a business partner to the senior leadership team in order to set the strategic vision and roadmap for the IT organization, and provide technical solutions to effectively support the overall strategy of the business. In addition to this, the VP of IT would support development growth initiatives with existing and emerging technology, including due diligence on targeted acquisitions, costing of IT solutions, and integration of new properties.


We were delighted to appoint this individual in 2018 who is now working closely with the Chief Financial Officer, Chair of IT Steering Committee, the audit committee and executive board members. He drives a consistent and robust process to recruit, retain and develop associates in the IT organization to stay abreast of emerging technology, security, and resource trends to effectively translate into meaningful information for the broader organization in order to support the requirements of the business to drive profitable growth.