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Regional executive

Regional executive


Europe Regional Executive Committee

Angela Brav

Angela Brav – Chief Executive, Europe

Joined the Group: 1988

Skills and Experience: Angela has over 24 years' experience in the hospitality industry, including hotel operations, franchise relations and technology solutions. She has held various senior roles in the Group's US and European businesses prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, North America. She was appointed Chief Executive, Europe in August 2011.

Key Responsibilities: These include business development and performance of all the hotel brands and properties in Europe.

Michael Cockcroft

Michael Cockcroft – Chief Financial Officer, Europe

Michael has been with IHG for 11 years, most recently as Vice President Corporate Finance & Business Development, AMEA. Based in Singapore, he was responsible for providing analysis to inform decision making on hotel development activity.

Robert Shepherd

Robert Shepherd – Chief Development Officer, Europe

Robert leads development for all of IHG's brands in Europe for franchised and managed hotels, overseeing deals through the design and pre-opening phases until the hotels open into the IHG system.

Matt Luscombe

Matt Luscombe – Chief Commercial Officer, Europe

As Chief Commercial Officer, Matt is responsible for developing and delivering IHG's brand and commercial strategies in Europe, driving performance through leadership of the sales, brand marketing, revenue management, commercial marketing and loyalty functions in the region.

Stephen McCall

Stephen McCall – Chief Operating Officer, Europe

As Chief Operating Officer, Stephen McCall is responsible for operations and performance support across IHG's managed and franchised hotels in Europe. He is also responsible for our European Food & Beverage strategy, acts as Chair of IHG's Global Operations Council and is a Board member of the British Hospitality Association. Stephen also sits on the UK Tourism Industry Council.

Nigel Stocks

Nigel Stocks - Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Europe & AMEA

Nigel is Senior Vice President & General Counsel for Europe & AMEA, responsible for the provision of legal advice, the compliance function and development and transaction support across these regions. He is a member of the Business Reputation and Responsibility leadership team.

Carol Pearson

Carol Pearson - Vice President, Human Resources, Europe

As Vice President of Human Resources, Europe, Carol is responsible for the overall People Strategy for Europe, supporting our hotels and corporate functions. Carol joined IHG in July 2011 and her areas of focus have included developing our human resources (HR) capability in Europe, fine tuning the employer brand in Russia, CIS and Georgia and embedding the Winning Culture.

Craig Preston

Craig Preston - Vice President, Technology Operations, Europe

Craig Preston is Vice President, Technology Operations Europe. Craig is responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of technology solutions, projects and infrastructure services throughout Europe. He also oversees Europe’s property rollout conversions and manages the relationships with our local IT and owner groups and the partnership with IHG’s regional teams.

Last updated 27 October 2014

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