Iwan Evans

  • Beachhead Advisor, China

Iwan Evans is the Managing Director, Retail Consultant & Brand Management of Red Eye International in Hong Kong. 

With 30 years of well-rounded experience in retail, including 15 years at Chief Executive/Senior Director level, he has gained a solid background in retail operations and business management.  

Prior to his current position, Iwan was the Chief Executive Officer, Retail and Main Board Director in the A.S. Watson Group, Hong Kong, responsible for leading the Food, Electronics, Health & Beauty and Wine divisions. He successfully added value through re-branding, operational improvements, team building and financial engineering to turn around loss making and under-performing businesses. 

When he worked for the A.S. Watson Group, Iwan received the Shanghai Honorary Citizen Award in 1995 for his pioneering work in converting existing wet markets into supermarkets in Shanghai in 1994, before any major foreign food retainers entered the China market.

Advisory areas 

Large China retail, re-branding, operational improvements, team building, and financial engineering.

Sector experience 

Retail, Beverages, FMCG, Wine.


Iwan has experience working across Taiwan and China.


Read more about Iwan on LinkedIn.