Chairman and Managing Director
Mr Ben Keswick joined the Board as Managing Director in 2012 and became Chairman in May 2013. He has held a number of executive positions since joining the Jardine Matheson group in 1998, including finance director and then chief executive officer of Jardine Pacific between 2003 and 2007 and, thereafter, group managing director of Jardine Cycle & Carriage until 2012. He has an MBA from INSEAD. Mr Keswick is chairman of Jardine Matheson Limited and Jardine Cycle & Carriage and a commissioner of Astra. He is also chairman and managing director of Dairy Farm and Hongkong Land, managing director of Jardine Matheson and Jardine Strategic, and a director of Jardine Pacific and Jardine Motors.
Group Chief Executive
Mr Ettedgui joined the Board in 1998 and is managing director of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group International. He was formerly group finance director of Dairy Farm, prior to which he was business development director of British American Tobacco. He has extensive international experience in both financial and general management.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Dickie joined the Board as Chief Financial Officer in 2010. He was director of Corporate Finance of the Group from 2000. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Dickie was a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong from 1994 to 2000. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.
Mr Greenberg joined the Board in 2006. He is group strategy director of Jardine Matheson. He had previously spent 16 years in investment banking with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London. He is also a director of Jardine Matheson Limited, Dairy Farm, Hongkong Land and Jardine Cycle & Carriage, and a commissioner of Astra and Bank Permata.
Mr Hui joined the Board in 1994. He is an executive director of Owens Company and a director of Central Development.
Mr Adam Keswick joined the Board in 2012. He is deputy managing director of Jardine Matheson, chairman of Jardine Pacific, and chairman and chief executive of Jardine Motors. He has held a number of executive positions since joining the Jardine Matheson group from N M Rothschild & Sons in 2001, including group strategy director and, thereafter, group managing director of Jardine Cycle & Carriage between 2003 and 2007. Mr Keswick is also deputy chairman of Jardine Matheson Limited, and a director of Dairy Farm, Hongkong Land, Jardine Strategic and Zhongsheng Group Holdings.
SIR HENRY KESWICK
Sir Henry joined the Board in 1988. He is chairman of Jardine Matheson, having first joined the group in 1961, and is also chairman of Jardine Strategic. He is a director of Dairy Farm and Hongkong Land. He is also vice chairman of the Hong Kong Association.
Mr Simon Keswick joined the Board in 1986 and was Chairman of the Company from 1986 to May 2013. He joined the Jardine Matheson group in 1962 and is a director of Dairy Farm, Hongkong Land, Jardine Matheson and Jardine Strategic.
LORD LEACH OF FAIRFORD
Lord Leach joined the Board in 1987. He is deputy chairman of Jardine Lloyd Thompson, and a director of Dairy Farm, Hongkong Land, Jardine Matheson and Jardine Strategic. He is also a member of the supervisory board of Paris Orléans. He joined the Jardine Matheson group in 1983 after a career in banking and merchant banking.
DR RICHARD LEE
Dr Lee joined the Board in 1987. Dr Lee’s principal business interests are in the manufacturing of textiles and apparel in Southeast Asia, and he is the honorary chairman of TAL Apparel. He is also a director of Jardine Matheson and Hongkong Land.
LINCOLN K.K. LEONG
Mr Leong joined the Board in 2012. He is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience in the accountancy and investment banking industries. Mr Leong is also deputy chief executive officer of MTR Corporation and a non-executive director of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company.
Mr Nightingale joined the Board in 2006 and was Managing Director of the Company from 2006 to 2012. He is also a director of Dairy Farm, Hongkong Land, Jardine Cycle & Carriage, Jardine Matheson, Jardine Strategic, China Xintiandi, Prudential and Schindler, and a commissioner of Astra. Mr Nightingale also acts as an adviser for certain companies outside the Group and holds a number of senior public appointments, including acting as a non-official member of the Commission on Strategic Development, a Hong Kong representative to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Advisory Council and a member of the UK ASEAN Business Council Advisory Panel. He is an Honorary Professor of the School of Business of the Hong Kong Baptist University.
LORD POWELL OF BAYSWATER, KCMG
Lord Powell joined the Board in 1992. He was previously Private Secretary and adviser on foreign affairs and defence to British Prime Ministers, Baroness Thatcher and Rt Hon John Major. He is a director of Hongkong Land, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Matheson & Co and Textron Corporation. He is co-chairman of the UK Government’s Asia Task Force and a British Business Ambassador. He was previously president of the China-Britain Business Council and chairman of the Singapore-British Business Council. He is an independent member of the House of Lords.
LORD SASSOON, Kt
Lord Sassoon joined the Board in January 2013. He began his career at KPMG, before joining SG Warburg (later UBS Warburg) in 1985. From 2002 to 2006 he was in the United Kingdom Treasury as a civil servant, where he had responsibility for financial services and enterprise policy. Following this, he chaired the Financial Action Task Force; and conducted a review of the UK’s system of financial regulation. From 2010 to 2013 Lord Sassoon was the first Commercial Secretary to the Treasury and acted as the Government’s Front Bench Treasury spokesman in the House of Lords. He is a director of Dairy Farm, Hongkong Land and Jardine Matheson. He is also chairman of the China-Britain Business Council.
Mr Watkins joined the Board in 1997. He was a director and group general counsel of Jardine Matheson from 1997 to 2003. Mr Watkins qualified as a solicitor in 1969 and was formerly a partner of Linklaters. He is also a director of Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation, Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings, Global Sources, Hongkong Land, IL&FS India Realty Fund II and Jardine Cycle & Carriage.
Mr Weatherall joined the Board in 2000 and was Managing Director from 2000 to 2006. He first joined the Jardine Matheson group in 1976 and retired from executive office in 2006. He is also a director of Dairy Farm, Hongkong Land, Jardine Matheson and Jardine Strategic. He is chairman of Corney & Barrow and the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board.
Mr White joined the Board in 2009. He is the Jardine Matheson group general counsel. He was previously Asia managing partner of Linklaters based in Hong Kong, prior to which he was the firm’s head of global finance and projects in London. Mr White is also a director of Jardine Matheson Limited, Dairy Farm and Jardine Matheson.
* Executive Director