Daniel Aylmer

Chief Operating Officer, Greater China

Daniel Aylmer

Daniel Aylmer is Chief Operating Officer, Greater China, based in Shanghai.

In this role, Daniel leads the overall strategic direction of all IHG® managed full service hotel operations to strengthen the performance of the hotels of IHG's fastest growing region, which includes mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR and Taiwan. 

Since joining IHG in 2016 as Vice President, Operations, North China, Daniel has built strong strategic relationship with IHG’s owners, key customers and stakeholders in the region and led the hotels to deliver excellent performance results.

A native of the United Kingdom, Daniel has worked in Europe, the US and Asia. Prior to IHG, Daniel has accumulated wealth of experience in the hospitality industry, including 20 years with Starwood, among which 16 years were in China. His extensive expertise in hotel operations and deep understanding of the Chinese market have enabled Daniel to lead the Greater China hotels with continued operational excellence.



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