IHG Names Dyson to Board
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LONDON—IHG named Ian Dyso as an independent, non-executive director of the company, effective September 1.
Dyson is currently a non-executive director of Punch Taverns plc, a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Betfair Group plc and, from 1 October 1, he will be senior independent and non-executive director of ASOS plc.
Dyson has held a number of senior executive and finance roles, including group finance and operations director, for Marks & Spencer Group plc from 2005 to 2010. In addition, he was CEO of Punch Taverns plc, finance director for the Rank Group and group financial controller and finance director for the hotels division of Hilton.
Dyson will serve as a member of IHG's audit, remuneration and nomination committees.
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