Mark S Bradford is the newly appointed 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 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 Mandarin Oriental Manila. Prior to moving to Beijing, he was the opening general manager of the 63-villa resort Mandarin Oriental Marrakech in Morocco.

“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 says.