InterContinental Hotels Group: Michael Cockcroft

Michael Cockcroft has been the Chief Financial Officer: Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa of InterContinental Hotels Group since January 2018.

Michael Cockcroft has been with InterContinental Hotels Group for over 11 years. He served as Vice President of Corporate Finance and Business Development at AMAE. Based in Singapore, he was responsible for providing analysis to inform decision making on hotel development activity. He previously worked in Dubai providing support to the hotel operations teams as Vice President of Finance and Business Support, IMEA. Prior to that, he held similar roles in Tokyo and Singapore as Director of Finance and Business Support, where he covered the Japan and Korea and Southern Asia and Korea regions. He began his career with InterContinental Hotel Groups in the UK, working in the Global Internal Audit team, before relocating to Singapore to establish the function in Asia Pacific. He spent five years with Deloitte before he started his long career with the InterContinental Hotels Group. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and graduated from the University of Bristol. 

Work
2018 – Present    CFO, Europe, AMEA, InterContinental Hotels Group 
2014 – 2017         CFO, Europe, InterContinental Hotels Group
2013 – 2014         Vice President of Corporate Finance and Business                                                        Development, AMEA, InterContinental Hotels Group
2011 – 2012         Vice President of Finance and Business Support, IMEA,                                                InterContinental Hotels Group
2009 – 2011         Director of Finance and Business Support, Japan and                                                    Korea, InterContinental Hotels Group, ANA Hotels Group
2008 – 2009         Director of Finance and Business Support, Southern Asia and                                      Korea, InterContinental Hotels Group
2005 – 2008         Director of Internal Audit Asia, Pacific, InterContinental                                                  Hotels Group
2003 – 2004         Corporate Audit Manager, InterContinental Hotels Group
1997 – 2002         Audit and Advisory, Deloitte UK

Education
                                ACA, ICAEW
                                University of Bristol
                                Repton School 

About InterContinental Hotels Group: InterContinental Hotels Group PLC owns, manages, franchises, and leases hotels. It operates hotels, resorts, and restaurants under the InterContinental, Kimpton, Hotel Indigo, EVEN, HUALUXE, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites Hotels, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Resort, and Candlewood Suites Hotels brand names. The company also manages IHG Rewards Club, a hotel loyalty program. As of March 02, 2017, it franchised, leased, managed, and owned approximately 5,200 hotels with 770,000 guest rooms in approximately 100 countries worldwide. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Denham, the United Kingdom. It is listed on the JSE AltX exchange. 

InterContinental reported a group revenue of $1.715 million in 2016 with 12 021 employees.