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Clarence Tan Appointed Vice President Business Support,
Asia Pacific for InterContinental Hotels Group
Singapore, January 8, 2003 – InterContinental Hotels Group announces the appointment of Mr Clarence Tan as its Vice President Business Support, Asia Pacific. Reporting directly to Mr A. Patrick Imbardelli, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Mr Tan is the latest addition to the regional management team and will be responsible for advising the team on the Group’s financial performance in the region. He will also lead the region’s participation in all global finance initiatives and coordinate best practices to ensure profit maximisation.

Mr Tan possesses in-depth knowledge of the hotel industry and also brings with him a solid track record, with a total of 11 years in accounting and financial management. Prior to this appointment, Mr Tan was the Hotel Manager of Raffles Grand Hotel D’Angkor Wat, Siem Reap in Cambodia.

During his seven years with Raffles International, he held several posts including Corporate Director of Operations, Senior Manager and Financial Controller, Cambodia. He assisted in the takeover for Westin Stamford and Westin Plaza Hotels and was also responsible for setting operational standards and performing financial and operational due diligence for new acquisitions, mergers and management contracts. His previous appointments were as an accountant with private real estate investor Pontiac Marina and as an auditor at Price Waterhouse.

Mr Tan is based in Singapore.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, more than 3,400 hotels and 530,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world.

InterContinental Hotels Group
Joanna Ong
Tel: (65) 6395 6074

Also See: InterContinental Hotels Group Shapes New Organisation for Asia Pacific / April 2003
Ceri Ittensohn Appointed Vice President Human Resources, Asia Pacific, InterContinental Hotels Group / December 2003

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