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Philippe Bijaoui

Vice President Development - Europe, InterContinental Hotels Group

Philippe Bijaoui leads the development of IHG’s six hotel brands in Europe.  IHG, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 688,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories.

Serving in an international environment, Philippe has acquired 20 years of unparalleled experience in hotel development and real estate. Prior to joining IHG in November 2012, Philippe worked for Rezidor as Vice President Business Development and Head of Development for Hotel Missoni. From 2006-2007 Philippe was Global Senior Vice President of Development for Club Méditerranée. He worked as Managing Director of HVS Madrid Between 2005 and 2006. Philippe joined Rezidor in 2001 and served as the Director of Business Development until 2005. Prior to joining Rezidor, Philippe was Director of Acquisitions for City Hotels, a real estate company listed in Brussels and Asset Manager and Developer for the Group SIH.

A French-Israeli national, Philippe holds a Master of Business Administration from IMHI Cornell Essec, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Tel Aviv University, and is fluent in English, French, Hebrew and Spanish.