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