David Todd has been names as the new senior director, New Hotels-IMEA for the InterContinental Hotels Group.
Todd previously worked for IHG both at the corporate office and at the company’s hotels in the Middle East. Prior to rejoining IHG, he served as vice president, operations-MEA at Millennium Hotels & Resorts.
Todd said: “I am very excited to be rejoining IHG, and to begin my work with the New Hotels team. The growth opportunities in this region are immense. I look forward to forging partnerships with new and existing owners, and to contribute to the construction, operation, and commercial endeavors of IHG’s IMEA properties going forward.”
Pascal Gauvin, COO, IMEA, IHG said: “David, in his new role at IHG, brings an array of managerial and commercial skillsets, as well as a nuanced understanding of our business both at a corporate and operational level.
“As we are accelerating our growth in IMEA and increasing the number of hotels we open each year, it is important for us to build a new hotels team and structure that facilitates immediate ramp up of our newly opened hotels and drives quick yet sustainable results for our owners. David is a valuable addition to the IHG family, and will provide expert leadership in driving our ambitious new hotels strategy in the region.”