Ken Madrid - Group CFO and CEO Asia-Pacific

Ken Madrid is the Chief Executive Officer for Asia-Pacific and the Chief Financial Officer for The Crown Worldwide Group.

Ken began his career in the logistics industry in 1976 when he joined United States Lines, a container steamship carrier, as a management trainee in their New York office. While at the company, he held management positions in corporate marketing and corporate development before being transferred to California where he was appointed Manager of Financial Planning for the company’s Pacific operations.

In 1984, Ken returned to New York to join U.S. Lines (S.A.), a new corporation formed by the acquisition of two other shipping lines, and was appointed to Group Controller. Prior to joining Crown, he worked for American President Lines as the Director of Corporate Planning and was also a member of their Quality Committee.

In 1991, Ken Madrid relocated to Hong Kong and joined Crown as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee. In 1994, he was appointed Executive Vice President and in 2003, was appointed CEO of the Asia-Pacific region. Ken is currently in charge of 112 operations located throughout Asia, Australia and New Zealand. 

He is also responsible for the financial management of the company and shares worldwide responsibility with the additional members of the Board for the strategic development and overall management of the company, including Crown World Mobility, Crown Relocations, Crown Records Management, Crown Fine Art and Crown Logistics.

Mr. Madrid has been instrumental in offering Crown employees the tools and resources they need to enhance their careers and to understand the importance of quality and why it is essential for a company’s overall success.