InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Patrick
Imbardelli as an Executive Director of the Board.Patrick will join the Board on 1 July 2007, retaining his current responsibilities
as Chief Executive of IHG’s Asia Pacific region.
Patrick joined Bass PLC, the forerunner to IHG, in 2000, and was appointed Managing
Director, Asia Pacific in 2003. He has over 25 years’ experience in the hotel and
tourism industry including senior operational roles with Hilton International, Hyatt
Corporation and the Southern Pacific Hotels Corporation (now part of IHG).
Commenting on his appointment, David Webster, IHG’s non-executive Chairman, said:
“Patrick brings a wealth of experience to the Board. His operational management
skills are widely recognised and his knowledge of the Asia Pacific region is of
particular value given the Company’s strategic focus there. He is a most welcome
addition to the Board.”
Patrick, 46, holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Victoria University in
Australia. He is married, with two children, and lives in Singapore.