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IHG appoints vp brand management, Hotel Indigo
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has named Janis Cannon as vice president, global brand management, Hotel Indigo.
In the newly created role, Ms Cannon will lead a global team responsible for strategy, innovation, distribution, and rooms and revenue growth.
Before taking up the position, Ms Cannon served as vp, brand management, InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Americas including Canada and Mexico.
Ms Cannon has 25 years' experience in the hospitality industry with a background in branding, sales and marketing.
Ms Cannon has held corporate level positions with Swissotel, including svp of global sales and vp, Americas sales and marketing.
At the hotel level, she also served as general manager and director of sales and marketing at Swissotel Atlanta Buckhead. Ms Cannon has also worked at several Holiday Inn properties in sales capacities.
Prior to joining IHG, Ms Cannon served as the deputy commissioner of tourism for the Georgia department of economic development. She began her career in the hospitality in 1981 as a regional representative with the Georgia department of industry and trade.