About HVS Executive SearchHVS Executive Search is the premier executive search and advisory firm providing human capital consulting services to leaders of the hotel, restaurant, and gaming industries. Practice areas include senior-level executive search, mid-management recruitment, compensation consulting, and performance management. HVS Executive Search is a division of HVS, a fully integrated consulting firm focused on the hospitality industry. Founded in 1980, HVS is the world's leading specialist in hospitality consulting. With 30 offices globally, HVS offers unparalleled worldwide market expertise. About Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. Ashford is a self-administered real estate investment trust focused on investing in the hospitality industry across all segments and at all levels of the capital structure. Additional information can be found on the Company's website at www.ahtreit.com. SOURCE Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc.