InterContinental Hotels Group PLC today announces that Mr Ian Dyson is to be appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director of IHG. He will join the IHG Board with effect from 1 September 2013.
Ian is currently a Non-Executive Director of Punch Taverns plc, a Non Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Betfair Group plc and, from 1 October 2013, he will be Senior Independent and Non-Executive Director of ASOS plc. Ian has held a number of senior executive and finance roles including Group Finance & Operations Director for Marks & Spencer Group plc for 5 years from 2005 to 2010, where he oversaw significant changes in the business. In addition, Ian was CEO of Punch Taverns plc, Finance Director for the Rank Group, and Group Financial Controller and Finance Director for the hotels division of the Hilton Group.
Commenting on Mr Dyson's appointment, Patrick Cescau, IHG's Non Executive Chairman, said, "I look forward to welcoming Ian to the IHG Board. His understanding of the hotel sector and his wealth of experience in senior executive and finance roles will be of great value to the Group."
Mr Dyson will serve as a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
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