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 • Louis Vuitton S.A. (“Moet Hennessy”), based in Hong Kong, in the mid-1990s as the Regional Managing Director of Asia Pacific.
Spearheading the development of Moet Hennessy’s business in China, he succeeded in growing the Chinese market into Moet Hennessy’s largest global market. During his tenure, he also led an expansion of new subsidiaries in emerging markets across South East Asia, as well as Australia and New Zealand. 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 graduated with a Master’s degree in Agricultural and Forest Sciences from the School of Biological Sciences of Oxford University.