Chris Mumford

Managing Director at AETHOS Consulting Group

christopher mumford

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.

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HoCoSo The CONVERSATION - Wholistic leadership - with Chris Mumford

Jonathan Humphries is in conversation with Chris Mumford, an expert on executive level recruitment and organizations. Chris advises the global hospitality sector in the areas of leadership and talent.

Successful leadership - characteristics, performance and success criteria

Presenter: Chris Mumford, Founder of Cervus Leadership ConsultingDiscover more about the Leading Hospitality Series: Glion: * Facebook: * Twitter: https://bit.

VUCA – Its Meaning and Implications for Hospitality

The US Army War College introduced the term VUCA during the Cold War ― a time when the world was facing especially high levels of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Since being introduced, this framework has become a trendy acronym that strategic business leaders regularly use to assess the suitability of their environment or market for launching new products, entering new markets, and embarking on other key initiatives.

Confronting ‘Trickster’ Figures In Market Metrics

Numbers are tricky business… Data have arguably become the most valuable currency in business today. It is the food that nourishes companies and gives them the sustenance to act and react. It underpins the sky-high valuations of firms like Facebook; without it, AI would be just two letters of the alphabet.

Are a Hotelier’s Expat Days Numbered?

While in Singapore in March of this year, I was fortunate enough to be given a tour of a newly opened, luxury hotel by the front office manager. As we wandered the halls it occurred to me that, while the demand for a beautifully designed, 5-star property overflowing with luxurious service and experience shows no sign of diminishing, the guy showing me around might be one of a dying breed.
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