InterContinental Hotels Group has appointed Michael Glover
as Chief Financial Officer, effective 20 March 2023.
Michael, who will also become an Executive
Director of IHG’s Board and a member of its Executive Committee, has been with
the company for 18 years and currently serves as
Chief Financial Officer of the Americas and Group Head of
He has held several roles at group
and regional level, including CFO of IHG’s China region from
February 2013 to September 2015, at which time he became
Group Financial Controller where he oversaw Tax, Treasury and
Financial Reporting group-wide, and delivered a finance
transformation programme that enabled significant simplification,
automation and the transfer of work to IHG’s service centre.
Before IHG, Michael worked with several large
Fortune 250 companies in a wide range of roles, beginning his
career at Halliburton Energy Services in 1995.
Keith Barr, Chief Executive Officer of IHG said, “Michael is an outstanding candidate for the position of Chief
Financial Officer. He has enjoyed a stellar career at IHG over the
last 18 years, where he has demonstrated his excellent breadth of
financial acumen, global expertise and commitment to our purpose
and values. His knowledge of the key operational and commercial
elements that underpin our business and drive our performance will
ensure seamless continuity as we deliver our strategic priorities
and growth ambition.”
Michael succeeds Paul Edgecliffe-Johnson who, in
October, announced his intention to pursue an opportunity outside
IHG after 19 years of service. Paul will officially step down from his role
and the IHG Board on 19 March 2023.
Michael Glover said, “I’m honoured to be appointed
Chief Financial Officer of IHG. I’ve had the enormous privilege of
working in a variety of different finance roles in my time with
the company and believe my deep understanding of our global
operations, growth journey and strategic priorities will be
beneficial as I transition into the new role.”
Michael is an Accounting & Finance graduate of
Baylor University and a certified public accountant.
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