Industry Update
Appointment29 October 2018

Mark S. Bradford

Appointed General Manager
At Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing, China

Mark S. BradfordMark S Bradford is General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing, the Group's first project in China's capital city, scheduled to open in early 2019. Mark brings more than 17 years of hotel management experience with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to the project. He joined the Group in 2001 and was Hotel Manager at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok and General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Chiang Mai. He was also General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta and the former Mandarin Oriental, Manila. Prior to moving to Beijing, he was the opening General Manager of the 63-villa resort Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech in Morocco, during which time the luxury property received numerous accolades. An experienced hotelier, Mark is delighted to be opening the Group's first project in the capital of China. "Our unique location in the heart of imperial Beijing with 73 spacious guest rooms, will offer the peerless five-star service, delivered by our 250 colleagues, for which Mandarin Oriental is renowned," he said. "Our proximity to the sights and sounds of historical Beijing, motivates all of us every day to deliver our best," he added. Mark worked in Paris after graduating from the prestigious Lausanne Hotel Management School in Switzerland with an MBA in Hotel Management. Raised by British parents in Switzerland, Mark spoke French at school and English at home, and is colloquially fluent in both languages. An avid art, music and culture fan, he is passionate about Beijing's contemporary art scene.
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Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Mark S. Bradford (Class of 1991) is a graduate of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Lausanne - Switzerland
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Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. The Group has grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand and now operates, or has under development, 44 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa.
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