InterContinental Hotels Group has appointed Tom
Conophy to the newly-created position of Chief Information Officer.Tom, who will report directly to CEO Andrew Cosslett and take a seat on the Group Executive Committee, will start in his position in mid February.
Tom, 45, joins from Starwood Hotels & Resorts International, where he held the
position of Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer. Previous to
Starwood, Tom was Senior Vice President for Strategic Architecture for Sabre Inc and
has held senior technology management posts at Galileo International, United
Airlines and Century Analysis Inc.
Andrew Cosslett, CEO, InterContinental Hotels Group, said: “Tom has extensive
experience in developing new technology solutions within the travel and hospitality
industry, coupled with a dynamic and strategic outlook. This is an exciting new role
and I am delighted to welcome Tom to the company.”
Tom Conophy added: “IHG is a growing business with a clear strategy, and I look
forward to joining the team and contributing to the future success of this global
A 25 year veteran of the IT industry, Tom is well connected within the technology
world and is known as an innovator and thought leader. He serves on the board of
advisors for Intel. Tom is married with three daughters.