During the course of this research Tatiana Veller, Managing Director HVS Executive Search Moscow spoke with Robert Gaymer-Jones, Chief Executive Officer at Sofitel Luxury Hotels on the subject.
Mr. Gaymer-Jones shared, “We are moving in the direction of incorporating senior female leadership because we feel they add to the success of our brand.” He stressed that there is no glass ceiling at Sofitel. Tatiana asked him to imagine a day without any women in his boardroom. Watch what he had to say here.
While the industry continues to debate this subject, research reveals that the number of women at the top of an organization drops off precipitously the further up the organizational chart one climbs. Why is this case? Are the reasons societal, biological, or psychological? HVS Executive Search continues to explore this subject in a series of interviews with leading hospitality executives from around the world. Watch more interviews here.
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