SpecialityGlobal Chief Procurement Officer, InterContinental Hotels Group
Sopan Shah is the global Chief Procurement Officer of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). IHG® is one of the world’s leading hotel companies, home to some of the world’s most well-loved hotel brands. IHG’s footprint spans nearly 5,900 hotels and approximately 880,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries, with over 1,900 hotels in its development pipeline.
Sopan leads the global IHG Procurement team in charge of sourcing and managing multi-billions USD worth of goods and services worldwide. He is a passionate alchemist of high performing procurement teams that focus on strong collaboration, sourcing expertise and strategic insights to drive company performance and innovation – all while keeping the growth and development of people at the core. He has spent over 15 years in the Supply Chain Management / Procurement having worked for leading multinational companies such as Nestlé, NBC Universal, General Mills and Intel. He was born in India and raised in the United States where he earned a business degree in Supply Chain Management from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Sopan has traveled extensively across the world and is married with one child residing in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.