IFK Hotel Management announces the appointment of Andrey Ionov to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Ionov took up his new position in February, 2011. As IFK Hotel Management’s CFO and Area Financial Controller at Golden Tulip Hospitality Group Andrey Ionov has overall charge of the Financial Department and responsible for corporate financial activities and financial activities of hotels operated by IFK Hotel Management, investment and tax planning, managing of accounting etc.

Andrey Ionov is a distinguished finance professional graduated from the Higher School of Economics. Since 2008 has been working in hospitality. Before joining IFK Hotel Management Mr. Ionov worked for “Interstate Hotels & Resorts” and “GOST Hotels Management” (part of “Basic Element Holding”), where he held a position of Deputy Financial Director and led the project of “HYATT Regency Dushanbe 5*” in Tajikistan. Andrey Ionov also experienced Finance Management in such companies as  “Unact” (exclusive distributor of “Japan Tobacco Inc”), “Uralsib Financial Corporation” and “Metropolian Insurance”.

Andrey Ionov is fluent in Russian and English, takes an interest in stock market. Hobbies: soccer and hockey.

Mr. Ionov commented on his appointment: “I consider the prospects opening up before me as exceptionally challenging and fascinating. Sharing IFK Hotel Management principles and values I am ready to face with complicated tasks and contribute to our guests’ unforgettable experience”.