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Vivek Bhalla appointed as IHG Regional VP South West Asia

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Hospitality major InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announced top level management changes with its head of South West (SWA) Shantha de Silva being appointed as Senior Director, New Hotels - Australasia and

He would be succeeded by Vivek Bhalla, who has been appointed as Regional Vice President, South West (SWA), IHG said in a statement.


This would be effective from January 1, 2018.

Bhalla will be based in Gurgaon, India, and will report to IHG Chief Operating Officer, India, Middle East and Pascal Gauvin.

Commenting on the development Gauvin said, "Vivek has vast operational experience and commercial expertise and I am confident he will provide strong leadership to this dynamic region and empower IHG to drive both performance and growth across South West "

In his last role as Director of Operations, SEAK, Bhalla was responsible for the operations of IHG's 30 plus hotels across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the

Prior to joining IHG, Vivek was Co-founder and Managing Director of CASAM Hospitality, an asset management and consulting firm in South East

IHG currently has 31 hotels in South West Asia, across four brands including InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express with further 38 in the development pipeline due to open within the next three to five years.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 18:48 IST
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