HVS, the leading global consulting and services organization for the hospitality industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Bacon as managing director of its Madrid office. Bacon will be responsible for the firm's valuation and consulting work in Spain and Portugal and also will continue to serve in his role as Managing Director of HVS Shared Ownership Services for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
HVS Shared Ownership Services focuses on consulting and business development services to the shared ownership and mixed-use resort industries. Shared Ownership business models include vacation ownership clubs, lifestyle membership clubs, private residence and destination clubs, fractional interest real estate, branded residences and condo hotels.
Fluent in Spanish, Bacon brings more than 20 years of experience in general management and professional business advisory services. Since 2002, he has served as an independent consultant providing market research, feasibility studies, investment analysis, product development and project management services to both new entrants and existing resort development companies and financiers throughout Europe, India and the Middle East. Prior to that, Bacon held a number of senior management positions with RCI (a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide), focused on providing business and product development services to the resort development community in Europe & the Middle East.
Before joining RCI in 1996, Bacon, a Chartered Accountant, served as CFO for two leisure real estate companies in Spain after spending 10 years with Price Waterhouse in London and Barcelona.
Steve Rushmore, president and founder of HVS International, says, "We are delighted Philip will assist us with our operations and services in Spain. His knowledge of the area and talents in the industry will no doubt further strengthen our established role in this region of Europe."
HVS is a global hospitality services firm focused on the hotel, restaurant, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries. Established in 1980, HVS performs more than 1,500 assignments per year for virtually every major industry participant. HVS International is client driven, entrepreneurial, and dedicated to providing the best advice and services in a timely and cost efficient manner.
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