Industry Update
Appointment 8 July 2020

Wayne Hoare

Appointed Chief Human Resources Officer
At InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) in Denham, United Kingdom

Wayne Hoare

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has today announced the appointment of Wayne Hoare as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).

Wayne will join the business on 14 September and will become a member of IHG's Executive Committee, replacing Ranjay Radhakrishnan who stepped down from the role in February this year. Wayne will also join IHG's Global Diversity & Inclusion Board.

Wayne has more than 30 years of experience in HR, and joins IHG from RCL FOODS , the second largest foods business in South Africa, where he has spent the last eight years as the company's CHRO, leading RCL FOODS' culture building and talent strategy for 25,000 employees. Prior to joining RCL FOODS, Wayne spent 26 years at Unilever, where he worked across a broad range of HR roles in both mature and developing markets in Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG)

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.
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