Florian Kittler is the Managing Director at HVS Executive Search for Europe and Asia Pacific based in London and Frankfurt. Florian has built up over two decades of valuable experience in the hospitality and executive recruitment industry, across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. At HVS Executive Search, Florian is using his extensive network and hospitality insights to fulfil senior executive appointments with his clients. Prior to joining HVS, Florian had gained his operational leadership know-how with several global 5-star hotel chains, including Shangri-La, Mandarin Oriental, and Hyatt. In Executive Search he was heading the Hospitality & Leisure sector for Comrise Consulting across Asia, and for PSD Group in Greater China. Originally from Berlin, Florian has spent the last 30 years internationally in Germany, Switzerland, Dubai, Hong Kong, Doha, Manila, Beijing, and Shanghai while always being connected to his passion for the hospitality industry. He studied Hospitality & Restaurant Management at the University Centre ‘Cesar Ritz’ in Switzerland.