IHG | February 24, 2020
Daniel Blanchard brings over 25 years of experience in technology leadership
ATLANTA (February 20, 2020) – IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the appointment of Daniel Blanchard as Chief Technology Officer.
Blanchard joins IHG with over 25 years of experience in IT business management, strategy, transformation, architectural governance and program management. In his new role, Blanchard will oversee infrastructure and operations, enterprise architecture, IT security operations, application development and enterprise support. He will be based at IHG’s Americas headquarters in Atlanta and will report to George Turner, IHG’s chief commercial and technology officer.
George Turner, Commercial and Technology Director of IHG, said: “Daniel brings extensive experience across all disciplines of the technology space. Having worked in the travel industry for over two decades, I am delighted that he is leading our global team of talented technology experts and moving our agenda forward together.
Previously, Blanchard was Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Reliability at Delta Air Lines. At Delta, he led the global transformation of IT reliability for Delta’s global operations. Prior to Delta, Blanchard spent over 20 years at Marriott International in various leadership roles in the information technology industry. He started his career at Boeing.