Company Announcements

New Executive Committee Appointments

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InterContinental Hotels Group PLC
06 February 2019

6 February 2019


InterContinental Hotels Group PLC

New Executive Committee Appointments


InterContinental Hotels Group PLC ("IHG") today announces that George Turner, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary, has taken up the position of IHG's Chief Commercial and Technology Officer.


Nicolette Henfrey, currently IHG's Senior Vice President, Deputy Company Secretary and Head of Corporate Legal, Company Secretariat, has been appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary. Nicolette's appointment as Company Secretary is effective from 1 March 2019.


Both roles report into Keith Barr, Chief Executive Officer, and continue to sit on IHG's Executive Committee.


For further information:


Investor Relations (Heather Wood): +44 (0) 1895 512 176 

Media Relations (Yasmin Diamond, Mark Debenham): +44 (0)1895 512 097 


Notes to editors:


George Turner biography


As IHG's Chief Commercial and Technology Officer, George Turner is responsible for global sales, distribution, revenue management, property systems, digital and voice, technology, and information security.


George Turner previously spent a decade as IHG's Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary, with responsibility for corporate governance, risk management, information security, insurance, regulatory compliance, internal audit, legal and hotel standards.


George is a solicitor and qualified to private practice in 1995 working for DLA Piper. Prior to joining IHG, George spent 12 years with Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, where he held a number of key positions, including Deputy Company Secretary.


Nicolette Henfrey biography


As IHG's Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary, Nicolette Henfrey is responsible for overseeing our approach to corporate governance, risk management, insurance, regulatory compliance, internal audit, legal and hotel standards.


Nicolette joined IHG in 2001, and was appointed Deputy Company Secretary in August 2011, during which time she worked very closely with the Board, Executive Committee and wider organisation to ensure best-in-class delivery and compliance across our legal and regulatory areas.


Nicolette is a solicitor and prior to joining IHG worked for Linklaters in London and Findlay & Tait (now Bowman Gilfillan) in South Africa.



About IHG


IHG ® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including Regent Hotels & ResortsInterContinental® Hotels & ResortsKimpton® Hotels & RestaurantsHotel Indigo®EVEN® HotelsHUALUXE® Hotels and ResortsCrowne Plaza® Hotels & Resortsvoco™ HotelsHoliday Inn®Holiday Inn Express®Holiday Inn Club Vacations®Holiday Inn Resort®avid® hotelsStaybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.


IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,500 hotels and approximately 826,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with more than 1,800 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.   


InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 375,000 people work across IHG's hotels and corporate offices globally.


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