Industry Update
Appointment20 November 2020

Tamara Laster

Promoted Vice President, Global Sales Strategy
At InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) in America in Atlanta - GA, USA

Tamara Laster

Tamara Laster, currently Head of Corporate Travel on the Global Sales Strategy team, has been promoted to Vice President, Global Sales Strategy.

Tamara joined IHG in 2011 as Director, B2B Customer Solution Design, leading a team responsible for increasing market share by developing custom solutions for B2B customers. During her time at IHG, her team delivered several crucial programs, such as the overhaul and expansion of Corporate Gold chainwide pricing program and the introduction of IHG's centralized RFP program. As Vice President of Global Sales Strategy, Tamara will lead a team responsible for driving IHG's B2B sales strategy, programs and initiatives for IHG's corporate, groups and meetings, and small and medium-sized enterprises, including the IHG Business Edge program. Prior to joining IHG, Tamara spent time in strategy roles at Accenture, North Highland and ADP.

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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