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Karin Sheppard Karin Sheppard

Karin Sheppard

Karin Sheppard has been appointed managing director for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) across its European business.

Prior to her January appointment, Sheppard was chief operating officer, Australasia and Japan, leading the operations and performance of close to 70 hotels.

She oversaw the market debut of the Holiday Inn Express brand and the signing of a portfolio deal to develop EVEN Hotels across Australasia. Sheppard was also appointed a Board Member of both Tourism Accommodation Australia and Tourism & Transport Forum.

Based at IHG’s global headquarters in Buckinghamshire, Sheppard is now responsible for driving the sustainable long-term growth of IHG and the performance of its European hotels.