InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has named Graham Allan as the board’s senior independent director.
He will take over from Dale Morrison, who is retiring from the board, on 1 January 2022.
Allan joined the IHG board as non-executive director in 2020. He is a former group chief executive of Dairy Farm International Holdings, a leading Asian retailer headquartered in Hong Kong, and held several senior positions at PepsiCo/Yum Brands between 1992 and 2012, including president of Yum Restaurants International.
Allan currently serves on the audit and remuneration committees of the IHG board, and will join the nomination committee in January.