Peter Roy (North Castle)
"John Young is a member of the OEG at North Castle applying his expertise in the areas of strategic human resources and organization design to the North Castle portfolio. From 1983 through 2004, John led and developed the Human Resources function of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts during a period of rapid global growth and enhancement of brand image through a strategic focus on personalized customer service. His role involved providing advice, policy guidance and systems support to operating management, human resources and corporate staff as the company built the capabilities to grow to more than 60 hotels and resorts in 29 countries with more than 32,000 employees.
"Joining Four Seasons as VP, Human Resources in 1983, he was promoted within a year to SVP and later to EVP. He served as a member of the Company's Management Committee and as staff liaison to the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors for more than 20 years.
"Prior to Four Seasons, John worked as VP, Human Resources, in various divisions of Lex Service Group for more than 12 years.
"After graduating with an M.A. from the University of Edinburgh (Scotland), John completed post-graduate studies in Human Resources Management at the University of Strathclyde (Scotland). Later in his career, he also earned a M.S. in Organizational Behavior (with Honors). He holds the professional designation Certified Human Resources Practitioner (CHRP).
- Operating Executive, North Castle Partners
Resources and articles
- North Castle Partners Operating Executives, organizational web page, accessed March 30, 2013.