Past and Present Clients
"We retained Scott to support us with acquiring a Vice President of Development for China...The successful candidate that we ultimately hired performed beyond expectations and delivered 12 hotel management contracts for us across the Fairmont, Raffles and Swissotel brands. Scott’s communication and due diligence throughout the course of the engagement was extraordinary. I have no hesitation in recommending his firm".
Former Senior Vice President of Development – Asia Pacific & India
Fairmont Raffles Hotels International
"Scott fully understands the fundamental personal and professional characteristics that a successful deal closer must posses, as well as having a strong understanding of the hotel development world. Clearly the record shows he can identify long term talent whilst thinking creatively about an executive search. Outcomes that help to make a huge impact."
Former Senior Vice President Development - Middle East & Asia Pacific
"SKC Future Enterprises were retained by the Hebe Haven Yacht Club for two critical assignments - Club General Manager, and Club Human Resources Manager. SKC were retained after an extensive selection process. During the selection process, SKC invested significant time with us to gain a detailed understanding of the Club’s operations, key people, committees, culture, and history. SKC prepared comprehensive and descriptive opportunity profiles (extended job descriptions) for each position, both of which presented the Club in an engaging way whilst being fully transparent about the unique challenges of each role.
SKC conducted thorough research and due diligence in the local and international market before presenting us with several well-qualified and suitable candidates for each role. SKC aided us through the final selection process and assisted in package negotiations. We are delighted that both the General Manager and the Human Resources Manager have settled in very well to their respective roles and are making significant improvements to the Club".
Hebe Haven Yacht Club
"Our expectations were high and Scott executed an extraordinary search - swiftly developing an exceptional shortlist. He was able to attract a veteran hotelier with 25+ years of luxury hotel/resort experience, a passion for golf, and who ticked all the right boxes. Simultaneously we also engaged Scott to find a Director of Sales & Marketing for the resort, where he also delivered an outstanding result".
Former CEO Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts (2008 – 2014)
"Our F&B concepts are unique cutting-edge offerings, and we have a strong company culture based upon family values that we’re fiercely protective of – we’re not just hiring employees, we’re expanding our family. SKC shares our values and understands our company culture as we have partnered with them since our humble beginnings. Finding a suitable MD/COO for our restaurant division was a global search targeting only the most exceptional F&B people in the business – and SKC delivered an extraordinary result.....SKC is our preferred partner when we need to fill key roles within our organization where an Exclusive and Retained approach is essential to find the right caliber of candidates."
Chief Executive Officer
"They took a very professional approach, not sharing our company name until they had vetted the right individuals. The quality of candidates presented matched our profile, each with a different strength."
Senior Vice President Human Resources
Hard Rock International
"They attracted a world class shortlist for each role and delivered extraordinary outcomes with a true partnership mentality; they really invested the time to fully appreciate and understand our corporate culture, as well as the company that we aspire to be... this ensured that we were 100% aligned on all fronts and the process was smooth and efficient with a high level of communication."
Chief Executive Officer
"With a view to further develop Marriott Vacations Worldwide portfolio in the Asia Pacific region, we engaged with Scott to assist us with attracting a seasoned hotel development professional to lead our expansion efforts.
In a relatively short space of time, Scott developed an extraordinary shortlist of veteran developers with relevant experience, the necessary skill set, and the broad network of relationships required for such a role".
Managing Director – Asia Pacific
Marriott Vacations Worldwide
"The level of professionalism and commitment outstrips any other recruiter I have worked with in the past...."
Regional Director of Operations - Asia
"SKC have been working with us on the development of a Quality Assurance Programme, which involved the development of Standard Operating Procedures for every department, conducting staff training workshops and the development of an online SOP Library.
Concurrently we also engaged with SKC to search for an Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef vacancy, owing to their intimate understanding of Members Clubs and Hotels as well as their reputation in the marketplace. The team delivered exceptional results in a very short time-frame, and this first experience of partnering with SKC will certainly ensure that we’ll partner with them again when we have needs in the future."
Hong Kong Football Club
"Having successfully placed two senior culinary roles for us, we later engaged SKC to assist us with two further search assignments; a Director of Food and Beverage(DOFB), and a Quality Assurance and Training Manager. We are very pleased with the outcomes that SKC has consistently produced for the Club".
Hong Kong Football Club
"I have been most impresssed with the support offered by Scott Chiesa at SKC Future Enterprises for a crtical business development role in our new business in Indonesia. Throughout all my interactions with Scott, he has demonstrated a high level of professionalism, integrity and efficiency. He took the time at the outset to fully understand our business needs and expectations, and, with his expert knowledge of the market, was very quickly able to present us with a number of excellent candidates who fully met the requirements of the role."
Head of Human Resources
Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants International
"We engaged SKC Future Enterprises for Executive Search and Consulting Services for the pre-opening of KLoe Hotel in Kuala Lumpur after the firm was recommended to us by a contact at Hard Rock International. The team developed a shortlist of very strong potential candidates in a short space of time, and the due diligence that was conducted on all candidates was truly remarkable. We have remained in regular contact with SKC since the engagement concluded, we learnt a lot about hiring the right person for our company from Scott, and would not hesitate to utilize their services again when the need arises".
Ping Ho Ng
BackHome Hostel & KLoe Hotel
SKC Future Enterprises was engaged by Black Sheep Restaurants on an Annual Retainer Basis from January 2017 to February 2019. SKC placed several key management positions in F&B Operations, Human Resources, Event Management, as well as a number of Executive Chefs – one of whom was instrumental in obtaining a Michelin Star for New Punjab Club in 2018.
"I was introduced to Scott through a mutual friend in the hospitality industry. At the time I was seeking a career move and so I booked a one-hour session with Scott where he provided me with some amazing insights and advice gained from more than a decade of experience in the Executive Search industry. A couple of months later and I am working for the very same company that I had expressed a desire to work with. I can highly recommend his Career Consulting Services".
Amari Koh Samui
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