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IHG Appoints Paul Snyder, Vice President, Corporate
Responsibility, the Americas Region

07 July 2011 - ATLANTA – IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms, has named Paul Snyder to be vice president, corporate responsibility in the Americas region.  He officially began his new role on June 27, 2011.

Based in Atlanta, Snyder will work with the region’s president Kirk Kinsell and his senior executive team and will report to David Jerome, senior vice president, corporate responsibility, IHG in Denham, U.K.

Snyder leads the implementation of sustainability and community efforts throughout IHG hotels.  He manages the regions’ public affairs activities, working closely with the corporate affairs, human resources and legal departments with efforts in Washington and with other groups to advocate IHG’s interests. Paul also directs IHG’s diversity work, promoting inclusion and cultural diversity at the company.

“Paul brings years of hotel experience to this position as well as a great wealth of knowledge about IHG, having served in multiple roles and departments in the company," said Jerome.  "I am confident he will contribute greatly toward fulfilling our corporate responsibility initiatives and, in turn, support IHG in becoming the best hotel company in the world."

Snyder, a 17-year hospitality industry veteran, most recently served as vice president, portfolio operations, the Americas.  Prior to that, his roles have included leadership positions in development, operations and brand management.  Before joining IHG, Paul worked in the brand management, IT, and development organizations of Marriott International.  He also worked at Winegardner & Hammons, Inc., where he began as a line level employee and was promoted into managerial positions in both food and beverage and rooms departments. Paul began his career in 1994 working on-property at a Holiday Inn franchise.

Snyder earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature at Lawrence University and masters of business administration degree at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global company operating seven well-known hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.  IHG also manages Priority Club® Rewards, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program with 58 million members worldwide.

IHG is the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms and IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns, through various subsidiaries, a portfolio of over 4,400 hotels and more than 652,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world.

IHG has more than 1,200 hotels in its development pipeline and expects to recruit around 160,000 people worldwide over the next few years.

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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