December 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // InterContinental Hotels Group PLC ("IHG") today announces that Mr Jonathan Linen will retire from the Board and his role as an independent Non-Executive Director of IHG on 31 December 2014. Jonathan was appointed to IHG’s Board on 1 December 2005.
Patrick Cescau, Non-Executive Chairman of IHG, commented: "On behalf of IHG, I would like to thank Jon for his tremendous contribution to IHG. Jon’s role on the Board and the Remuneration Committee has been invaluable, and he has been a great asset to IHG. We all wish him the very best for the future."
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts.
IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with over 82 million members worldwide. The programme was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 697,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with almost 1,200 hotels in its development pipeline.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.
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