Tom Singer to Step Down as IHG Group CFO
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LONDON—Tom Singer will step down from the IHG board and his role as chief financial officer on January 1.
Paul Edgecliffe-Johnson, who joined IHG in August 2004, will succeed him. Edgecliffe-Johnson has held a number of senior positions, most recently as chief financial officer of IHG’s Europe and Asia, Middle East & Africa regions.
Paul will become a member of IHG’s board and executive committee on January 1.
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