The Hong Kong Jockey Club, the operator of the Mark Six Lottery, has announced that Anthony Ingham will join the club as Executive Director of Membership, Strategic Marketing and Branding (EDMSMB) on December 7, 2020, effective from January 1, 2021.
As EDMSMB, Ingham will lead the development of the club’s membership strategy with the aim of enhancing and creating unique membership experiences for its 30,000 members.
He will also lead the development and implementation of the club’s strategic marketing plans through active coordination with key stakeholders. He will be responsible for articulating the club’s brand and further strengthening the communication of its unique integrated business model and its significant contribution to the community, reporting directly to the CEO, Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges.
Ingham brings 20 years of in-depth experience in brand transformation, strategic marketing and customer experience development for globally renowned luxury and lifestyle hospitality brands.
He previously worked for Marriott International leading brand strategy, marketing and guest experience execution for some of its major hotel brands. He was appointed Global Head of the W Brand in 2015, where he was responsible for developing and executing a holistic brand transformation of W Hotels. In 2018, he took on additional global responsibility for The Luxury Collection Hotels and Resorts, a portfolio of 115 luxury hotels. He also spent ten years with InterContinental Hotels Group.
Ingham holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Bath. He attended King George V School in Hong Kong and is looking forward to returning to the city.
The club also announced the retirement of Scarlette Leung, Executive Director of Corporate Planning, Branding and Membership, who will leave after two decades with the club on January 1, 2021.