Keith Barr to Receive 2024 Cornell Hospitality Icon Award

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The Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration announced today it has selected Cornell alumnus Keith Barr ’92, IHG’s former chief executive officer, as the recipient of the 2024 Cornell Hospitality Icon of the Industry Award. The award will be presented at the Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards ceremony in New York City on June 4, 2024.

Barr has spent more than 30 years in the hospitality industry, starting in hotel operations. He was appointed CEO of IHG Hotels & Resorts in July 2017 after serving as chief commercial officer for four years and a member of the executive committee since April 2011. Prior to his role as CCO, he spent four years as CEO of IHG’s Greater China business.

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