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2 March 2012

Les Roches Leadership Series Episode 2: Risk Management

Last semester Les Roches launched its Leadership Series which are live, interactive conferences led by industry professionals with in-depth insights on a given subject.

On March 19th, 2012, Les Roches is delighted to welcome John Ludlow, the Senior Vice President Global Risk Management of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).

Invitation is open to BBA, PGD & MBA students. The presentation will start at 15:50 in LT2

Episode 2 - Risk Management

Guest Speaker:  John Ludlow, Senior Vice President Global Risk Management at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

In this second volume of the Leadership Series, John Ludlow will address the importance of responsibility in today's business environment and the role of risk management in making and keeping the business safe and resilient.  Students will hear how Intercontinental Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel business, approaches this challenge and how it responds to threats and natural disasters through change and crisis management.

John Ludlow is the Senior Vice President Global Risk Management at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), overseeing Corporate Risk Management, Hotel Safety and Security, and Risk Financing.  He is a member of IHG’s Business Reputation and Responsibility team that champions and protects the trusted reputation of IHG and its brands.

John has been leading risk management teams for the last 15 years in branded hotel and restaurant groups.  Previously he held senior operational roles in the branded hospitality industry giving him over 25 years experience in multi-unit and global hospitality.