“Bob is a tremendous addition to our leadership team in the Americas region,” said Kirk Kinsell, president, the Americas, IHG. “He has had a significant presence in our industry for 35 years and his operations, franchise and management expertise covers all aspects of running a successful hotel and brings an owner’s perspective to this position. Bob will lead a key component in driving the performance of our brands and hotels for our owners.”
Morse will join IHG in February, leaving Noble Investment Group, where he served as managing principal and COO. Prior to joining Noble, Morse was the COO for Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc., held senior management positions at Millennium and Copthorne Hotels PLC, Homestead Suites, ITT and Sheraton Hotels & Resorts where he oversaw the worldwide franchise organization for the Sheraton and Four Points brands.