InterContinental Hotels Group has appointed Mark Irwin as General Manager, Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island. Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island is fast establishing itself as an integral addition to the fabric of Wan Chai, one of Hong Kong’s most culturally rich and historic neighbourhoods. Mark has over 13 years industry experience in hospitality, holding managerial positions at the Park Hyatt Canberra, Grand Hyatt Melbourne, InterContinental Hotel Pudong, Shanghai and Crowne Plaza Hong Kong, Causeway Bay. Mark joins the Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island Team from Holiday Inn, Golden Mile. Source: Press release.
Hall Named CFO for Carlson. The board of directors for Carlson has elected Brad Hall as CFO and treasurer. Hall has been serving as interim CFO since August 2012, and reports to Trudy Rautio, president and CEO, Carlson. Hall has been with Carlson for 12 years, since 1998, and prior to assuming the interim CFO duties, he was responsible for the company’s treasury, strategic planning, investment analysis and risk management activities. In this capacity, he directly led and advised on loan transactions totaling more than $2.5 billion, including securing the debt financing for Carlson’s first two Radisson Blu hotels in the U.S. Hall also oversaw the share purchases that secured Carlson’s majority interest in the Rezidor Hotel Group. Source: Hotel Business