Mark Bradford has been appointed General Manager of
Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing, the group’s first project in China’s
Mark joined Mandarin Oriental 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.
“We are very pleased
to have Mark opening our first project in Beijing,” said Richard
Baker, Chief Relationship Officer for the Group. “His depth of
experience with the group and his attention to detail, will ensure
that Mandarin Oriental, Wangfujing is positioned as one of the
best hotels in the city.”
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.
The Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing is
scheduled to open in early 2019.