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Chris Mumford

Managing Director at AETHOS Consulting Group

Chris Mumford has over twenty years of hospitality related executive search and consulting experience gained in the EMEA and North America regions. Having studied and worked in Germany and Japan, Chris opened the US office of a London based hotel recruitment firm in the late 90's. In 2002 he joined a leading global executive search firm and returned to his native UK to establish the EMEA practice. Chris is one of the founding partners that created AETHOS in 2013 and sits on the company's board of managers. With a global client base, Chris is particularly active in the Europe, Middle East and Asia regions and advises hospitality organizations on compensation and organizational issues in addition to facilitating senior executive appointments. Chris is a frequent author and invited speaker on human capital topics affecting the hospitality sector.

Articles by Chris Mumford (27)

The Uberisation of Employment

Arguably, no company has done more for legitimising self-employment as a career choice than Uber. The car-hailing app has tapped into the zeitgeist of working people who want more flexibility - flexibility in terms of how they spend their time and flexibility over how and when ...

What It Takes To Be a Successful Hotel CEO in 2016

What do Belmond, Caesar's Entertainment, Carlson, China Lodging, Jumeirah, Mandarin Oriental, Millennium & Copthorne, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and Whitbread have in common? The answer is they all announced a change of CEO during the past 12 months.The economy continues to ...

CEO Turnover Study 2015: A Sea of Calm Waters

The AETHOS Hotel CEO Turnover study has been reviewing annual turnover in the sector since 2004. The study's peer group is the world's 50 largest hotel companies by number of rooms count as reported each year by HOTELS magazine. Companies range in size from IHG with 679,050 ...