Mandarin Oriental has appointed Stuart Dickie as
a Director and Chief Financial Officer of the company with effect
from 1st April 2010. Mr Dickie has been promoted to his new role
following the announcement that the current Chief Financial
Officer, John Witt, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at
Hongkong Land, also a subsidiary of Jardine Matheson.
Mr Dickie joined Mandarin Oriental as Director
of Corporate Finance in 2000. During his nine years with the
company, he has been responsible for meeting the overall funding
requirements of the group together with other tax and treasury
matters. He has played a key role in the successful disposal of a
number of the group’s assets over the past few years.
“I am delighted that Stuart has been appointed
to this position and am confident that he has the right knowledge,
skills and experience required to take on this important role for
the Group,” said Edouard Ettedgui, Group Chief Executive of
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. “I would also like to thank John
for his important contribution to the growth of Mandarin Oriental
as one of the best global luxury hotel groups and I wish him well
in his new role.”
Mr Dickie was a Senior Manager at
PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong from 1994 to 2000. He is a
Chartered Accountant, a Member of the Association of Corporate
Treasurers and has a B.A. (Hons) in Business Studies from
Sheffield Hallam University. Mr Dickie is a British national and
is married with three children.
Mandarin Oriental now operates, or has
under development, 41 hotels representing over 10,000 rooms in 25
countries, with 17 hotels in Asia, 14 in the Americas and ten in
Europe and North Africa. The company
is incorporated in Bermuda and listed in London, Bermuda and
Singapore. It is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.
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