InterContinental Hotels Group PLC today announced that Mr David Kappler will retire from the Board and his role as an independent Non-Executive Director of IHG on 31 May 2014. David was appointed to IHG’s Board on 21 June 2004.
David will step down as Chairman of the Audit Committee with effect from 1 April 2014 and will be replaced by Ian Dyson, a Director of IHG and a member of IHG’s Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Dale Morrison, a Director of IHG and a member of IHG’s Audit, Corporate Responsibility and Nomination Committees, will be appointed Senior Independent Director with effect from 31 May 2014.
Patrick Cescau, Non-Executive Chairman of IHG, commented: “On behalf of IHG I would like to thank David for his enormous contribution to IHG over the last ten years. He has been a great asset to the business through what has been a remarkable period of its history. We wish him all the very best for the future. I would also like to welcome Ian and Dale to their new roles on the Board, to which they both bring a wealth of experience.”
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