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Robert Herr, GM of InterContinental Prague, Moving to
General Manager of the InterContinental Berlin

August 5, 2010 - Robert Herr, General Manager of InterContinental Prague, Czech Republic, is leaving the Hotel by the end of August 2010. Robert Herr was holding the position since October 2006. 

As of 1 September 2010, Robert Herr will be taking over as the General Manager of the InterContinental Berlin. He will simultaneously act as Area General Manager with responsibility for the InterContinental Hotels in Düsseldorf and Cologne and will be reporting directly to Rolf Hübner, Vice President Operations Central Europe, who took over responsibility for the IHG Hotels managed in Germany as of 1 July 2010. Both changes have come about as a result of the retirement of Willy Weiland at the end of the year after 37 years with the InterContinental Hotels Group.

Robert Herr, 39, began his career at the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) at the InterContinental Miami 17 years ago. After serving in posts as the Reservations Manager at the InterContinental Paris, Front Office Manager in Leipzig and at the Barclay InterContinental New York, he worked as the Resident Manager at the InterContinental Vienna and InterContinentalm Prague, the General Manager of the Crowne Plaza Hamburg. More recently, he worked as the General Manager of the InterContinental Düsseldorf, which he successfully opened, and in the same position in Prague, where he was bestowed the honour of "Hotelier of the Year" for the Czech Republic in 2007. 

The succession of Robert P. Herr as General Manager of the InterContinental Prague will be subject of a further announcement.


Petra Kazdova 
Public Relations Manager
 Tel:   +420  296 631 090

Also See: Michael Herrmann Named General Manager for InterContinental San Juan / October 2009

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