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 Jean-François Gatti Appointed as New GM at
InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco 
San Francisco March 2006: Jean-François Gatti has been appointed General Manager of the InterContinental Mark Hopkins. His hospitality career with InterContinental began in 1971 with the Paris InterContinental Hotel where he was a Trainee Assistant Manager. He remained in Paris for the next 9 years and held various positions with increasing responsibilities, and eventually moved into the role of Executive Assistant Manager with a transfer to the InterContinental Portman Hotel in London. After spending 2 years there, Jean-François relocated to Athens, Greece as the Resident Manager to open the Hotel Athenaeum InterContinental and was subsequently promoted to the position of Manager for the Hotel Athenaeum. 

Mr. Gatti's first US assignment was to open the Willard InterContinental Hotel as Resident Manager in Washington DC, and his first General Manager appointment was at the Hotel InterContinental Cologne in Germany, where he spent 2 years before moving on to the Hotel InterContinental Abu Dhabi in the UAE, also as GM. His most recent assignment began in 1996 when he assumed the position of General Manager at the Hotel InterContinental Montreal. 

The InterContinental Mark Hopkins is a landmark hotel at the crest of famed Nob Hill and a four-diamond award recipient. It is owned and operated by InterContinental Hotels Group. For reservations and information, please call the hotel directly at (415) 392-3434, toll-free at (800) NOB-HILL, or visit 

The InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. InterContinental Hotels Group owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 3,600 hotels and 537,500 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and Hotel IndigoTM, and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards. 


Connie Perez
(415) 616-6964 

Also See: InterContinental Hotels Group, Continental Development Corporation and Hampshire Properties Commence Construction on the 550 room InterContinental San Francisco / December 2005
Campbell Black Named Regional Director of Operations and General Manager for InterContinental's Three Properties on The Cleveland Clinic Campus / January 2006

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