Share price

3261.00

-20.00p / -0.61% / View details

Regional executive

Regional executive

 

Asia, Middle East and Africa Regional Executive Committee

Jan Smits

Jan Smits – Chief Executive, Asia, Middle East and Africa

Joined the Group: 2002

Skills and Experience: Jan has 31 years' experience in the hospitality industry. He held various senior positions in the Asia and Australasia region. He became Managing Director, Asia Australasia in June 2009. Following the amalgamation of our Middle East and Africa region with our Asia Australasia region, he became Chief Executive, Asia, Middle East and Africa in August 2011.

Key Responsibilities: These include business development and performance of all the hotel brands and properties in Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Clarence Tan

Clarence Tan – Chief Development Officer, Asia, Middle East and Africa

Clarence leads the development efforts for all IHG brands, focusing on growing our presence across key markets in AMEA.

Alan Watts

Alan Watts – Chief Operating Officer, Asia, Middle East and Africa

Alan is responsible for IHG's operations across more than 250 hotels in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA). He is also responsible for the team which manages the region's hotel performance systems and processes.

Pascal Gauvin

Pascal Gauvin – Chief Operating Officer, India, Middle East & Africa

Pascal is responsible for IHG's operations in India, Middle East and Africa, and driving growth in key markets.

Jeanette Chan

Jeanette Chan – Chief Financial Officer, Asia, Middle East & Africa

Jeanette is Chief Financial Officer for Asia, Middle East & Africa (AMEA). She leads the group's finance organisation in AMEA and is responsible for the financial performance and profit maximisation for IHG's hotels across the region.

Karin Sheppard

Karin Sheppard, Chief Operating Officer, Australasia & Japan

Karin is responsible for IHG's operations in Australasia & Japan - driving growth across key markets

Jean Tan

Jean Tan – Vice President, Communications, Asia, Middle East and Africa

Jean is responsible for building IHG's internal and external reputation and strengthening the profile of IHG and our portfolio of hotel brands through corporate, brand, internal and owner communications.

Tony Yeoh

Tony Yeoh – Vice President, Information Technology

Tony is responsible for the technology infrastructure in IHG's hotels, corporate offices and Global Business Support Centre in Asia, Middle East & Africa.

Deborah Woollard

Deborah Woollard – Vice President, Human Resources, Asia, Middle East & Africa

Deborah is responsible for shaping and delivering human resources strategies to support the business plans and objectives for the group in the AMEA region.

Nick Barton

Nick Barton – Chief Commercial Officer, Asia, Middle East & Africa

Nick is responsible for maximising hotel performance and strengthening the profile of IHG's hotel brands in Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Janice Gan

Janice Gan, Vice President Legal, AMEA

Janice is responsible for the provision of legal advice, the compliance function and overall reputation of IHG across the AMEA region.

Leanne Harwood

Leanne Harwood, Vice President Operations, South East Asia & Korea

Leanne is responsible for IHG's operations across South East Asia & Korea - driving growth in key markets.

Amadeo Zarzosa

Amadeo Zarzosa, Vice President Operations Resorts & Hotel Openings, AMEA

Amadeo is responsible for IHG's operations across our Resorts portfolio as well as the Hotel Openings Centre of Excellence.

Last updated 11 March 2016

Find out more about our brands

IHG logo

  • InterContinental Hotel & Resort logo
  • Kimpton logo
  • Hualuxe Hotels and Resorts logo
  • Holiday Inn logo
  • Holiday Inn Express logo
  • Staybridge Suites logo
  • Hotel Indigo logo
  • Even Hotels logo
  • Crowne Plaza logo
  • Holiday Inn Club Vacations logo
  • Holiday Inn Resort logo
  • Candlewood Suites logo

*IHG® Rewards Club not applicable to Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants; to be included at a future date.