Henrik Friis Appointed Regional Director for Turf & Irrigation
Friday, February 10, 2012
Effective Feb 7, 2012, Mr Henrik Friis joined the Jebsen & Jessen Technology Regional Business Unit as regional director Turf & Irrigation. The appointment was announced by Mr Hans Ulrich Hansen, regional managing director Technology.
Henrik, aged 43, succeeds Mr Wong Khen Jee who retires from his present position end June 2012.
Henrik, who will be based in Thailand, will be taking the overall responsibility of business functions and strategic development of the T & I regional activity within the Technology Regional Business Unit.
Says Hans Ulrich Hansen “Having to replace someone with the experience and industry savvy of Wong Khen Jee would be an enormous challenge to any company, but we were extremely fortunate to have found a capable successor in Henrik Friis”.
Prior to joining Jebsen & Jessen Technology, Henrik held the position of managing director, Nedermann AB, formerly known as Dantherm filtration. Although being a newcomer to the golf industry, Henrik brings with him a wealth of experience in doing regional business in ASEAN and China, and he is deeply familiar with all aspects of project-based business, parts sale after sales service and production.
Henrik has a technical background and earned a MBA from Assumption University. He has been living in Thailand since 1993. He is married and has two children.
- By Thipwadee Rattanaanantachote, Thailand
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