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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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, Chief Operating Officer, Australasia & Japan
Karin is responsible for IHG's operations in Australasia & Japan - driving growth across key markets
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 – 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 – 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 – 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, 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, 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, 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 2 January 2014