IHG announces new VP for operations for South West Asia
27 June 2012
InterContinental Hotels Group
(IHG) has appointed Douglas Martell to the role of vice president for operations, South West Asia, effective from mid-September 2012. Douglas succeeds Chris Moloney, who is retiring after 30 years with the company.
As vice president operations, South West Asia, Douglas will be responsible for the overall operations of the company across India, Bangladesh and Nepal, reporting to Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East and Africa.
Douglas has been with IHG since 2001, during which time he has held various operational roles across Australia, Japan and Greater China. His most recent role has been vice president for food and beverage and operations for the company’s Greater China region, based in Shanghai.
IHG has 13 open hotels across 10 cities in South West Asia, operating under the InterContinental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn brands. The company has a further 47 hotels in the region’s development pipeline, due to open over the next three to five years, including the first Holiday Inn Express in the region, opening later this year in Ahmedabad.
VP for Operations, South West Asia