Menu

Richard Solomons

  • Published by Vedat

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announces that Andrew Cosslett will step down as Chief Executive on 30 June 2011, to be succeeded by Richard Solomons.

A Board member since 2003 and currently Chief Financial Officer and Head of Commercial Development, Richard will start in his new position as Chief Executive on 1 July.

Richard Solomons, 49, has been with IHG since June 1992.

A member of the IHG Board and Executive Committee, Richard leads the Global Finance organisation for the Group. Richard is responsible for strategy, corporate and regional finance, investor relations, tax, treasury, commercial development and procurement.

Richard joined the Group in June 1992 and subsequently held a number of senior roles including Chief Operating Officer of the Americas Hotels division and Interim President of the Americas Region.

He has also been Finance Director of Britvic and Chairman, ahead of its initial public offering (IPO) in 2006. Richard was appointed Finance Director of IHG in February 2003.

Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG Peat Marwick in 1985, and, prior to joining the Group worked in Investment Banking for seven years with Hill Samuel Bank Limited, based in New York and London.

Married with three children, Richard has a BA (Econ) Hons from the University of Manchester.

Advertisement

Destinations

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

ftnNEWS would like to present you a unique vacation idea here in Turkey: Cappadocia Region. Located on the central Anatolia plateau within a volcanic landscape sculpted by erosion to form a successi...

Fascinating Tunisia

Fascinating Tunisia

Recently I have visited Tunisia as a familiarization trip organized by the Tunisia Tourism Ministry with the support of Tunis Air. Tunisia is not only a beach holiday destination. It also offers a r...

City of beauties: Kharkiv

City of beauties: Kharkiv

Kharkiv or in Russian Kharkov, located in the northeast of Ukraine, is the second largest city in the country with a population of over 1.5 million inhabitants. Thanks to the European Football Champ...