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IHG appoints MD for UK and Ireland
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has named Will Morris as managing director for the UK and Ireland managed estate.
Mr Morris will continue to be responsible for brand performance in the EMEA region as senior vp, as well as the performance of IHG's 65 managed hotels.
IHG said Mr Morris' main focus for the coming year will be the relaunch of the Holiday Inn brand.
Mr Morris joined IHG in February 2007 from the global exhibition company Reed Midem, having previously held senior positions with Disneyland Resort Paris, Air Liberté and British Airways.
The appointment is effectively immediately. He replaces Alexi Hakim who has moved to Cairo to be vp operations for the Near East region.