IHG promotes Christian Hempell to SVP for global loyalty and partnerships

15-year IHG marketing leader appointed to head up new global loyalty & partnerships team

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IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has promoted Christian Hempell to the role of senior vice president of global loyalty and partnerships.

Hempell joined IHG in 2003 as director of global strategy, based in the UK and since that time has worked across the brand portfolio in Europe and the Americas and driven enhanced revenue through partnerships with Chase, Orange Lake Resorts, Mastercard, Venetian | Palazzo, Amazon, OpenTable, and more.

Reporting to Claire Bennett, chief marketing officer, Hempell is based at IHG’s Americas headquarters in Atlanta.

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