Mark Bedingham

President & CEO


Mark is our President and CEO and he was appointed on 23 January 2015. He is responsible for the Group’s corporate plans, policies and business development as well as the general management of the Group's operations.

Mark began his career with Jardine Matheson and held positions with various key divisions in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Japan before being appointed as a Director of Jardine Pacific. He joined LVMH Moët Hennessy in Hong Kong in the mid-1990s as the Regional Managing Director of Asia Pacific. Spearheading the business development in China, he grew the Chinese market into Moet Hennessy’s largest global market. Under his management, the Asia Pacific region became the largest contributor to Moet Hennessy’s global business activities.

Mark has also served, for nearly seven years, on the board of DFS, the world’s largest travel retailer, and he is also a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of L Capital. During his time in Japan, he was appointed as a member of the Japanese Prime Minister’s Administrative Reform Council and he was also elected as Chairman of the European Business Council in Japan.

Mark also serve on the Board of The Artisanal Spirits Company (ASC), a company that owns the Scotch Malt Whisky Society a specialist bottler of cask strength single malt whisky.

Mark graduated with a Master’s degree in Agricultural and Forest Sciences from the School of Biological Sciences of Oxford University.