John Witt was appointed Group Managing Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited on June 15, 2020. He has been with the Jardine Matheson Group since 1993, holding a number of senior positions. He became Chief Financial Officer of Mandarin Oriental in 2000, and moved to Hongkong Land as Chief Financial Officer in 2010. Between 2016 to 2020, he was Group Finance Director of Jardine Matheson.
Born in Ottawa, Canada, Mr. Witt qualified as a chartered accountant in Ontario following his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto (Trinity College). He subsequently earned an MBA from INSEAD, with Distinction. Mr. Witt is married with four children.