A Conversation with James Riley, CEO, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

From geography to finance to hospitality: Join us in conversation with James Riley, Chief Executive Officer of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, as we trace his diverse career journey and discuss the state of the luxury hospitality industry, the perils of leadership and having a zest for life.

Jun 2, 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 AM



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Career DevelopmentMachine LearningSolution ChallengeWeb

About this event

Mr Riley joined the Board as Group Chief Executive in 2016. He has previously held a number of senior executive positions in the Jardine Matheson group since joining from Kleinwort Benson in 1993. A Chartered Accountant, he was group finance director of Jardine Matheson from 2005 to 2016. He has been a director of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group International since 2005. He was a non-executive director of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation from 2012 to 2016.


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