Group Chief Executive
Edouard Ettedgui is Group Chief Executive of the company and is based at the Group’s Hong Kong office. He joined Mandarin Oriental in this capacity in 1998.
The hotel group was, at the time, well recognized for providing award-winning service in its Asian heartland and was beginning to embark upon a global growth strategy. Under his leadership, the Group’s portfolio has increased from 11 to 45 hotels worldwide currently, and is on track to being widely recognized as the best luxury hotel group in the world, operating over 10,000 rooms in key city and resort destinations.
The Group is represented in some of the world’s most desirable and strategic locations and continues to gain momentum. The focus on geographic diversity has complemented the Group’s traditional Asian base, and includes dynamic developments in key business and resort destinations in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and the Americas.