Board of Directors

 
The Board of Directors, comprising a total of ten internal and external members, convenes quarterly to provide strategic input on the overall Group development. Separate joint venture boards chair our three regional joint ventures JJ-Lapp Cable, JJ-Lurgi and MHE-Demag.
 

Executive Directors

 

Heinrich Jessen, Chairman

Mr Jessen started his career as a tropical biologist before joining Jebsen & Jessen SEA in 1995. He has worked as Director - Environment, Health & Safety, General Manager of Jebsen & Jessen Packaging Johor and Regional Managing Director of MHE-Demag. Mr Jessen has been Chairman of Jebsen & Jessen’s executive board since 2010.
 
Mr Jessen serves as council member in the Singapore National Employers Federation, Air Liquide International (Eastern Asia), Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, MIT Press’ Journal of Industrial Ecology and the United World College South East Asia Foundation.
 
Mr Jessen was educated at George Washington University and Yale University. 

 
 

Per Magnusson, Executive Vice Chairman

Per Magnusson has joined JJSEA's Executive Board from January 1, 2016. Mr Magnusson had been Regional Managing Director of the Group's material handling unit MHE-Demag for the past seven years, during which he presided over a significant top-line, bottom-line, product-line and geographic growth of the business. In the Executive Board, Mr Magnusson will be responsible for the Material Handling, Offshore, Packaging and Technology Regional Business Units as well as the emerging markets of Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

Prior to joining MHE-Demag in 2008, Mr Magnusson worked with ABB and held several senior executive positions during his seven years in Malaysia, China and Sweden. This includes serving as President and Country Manager of ABB, Malaysia where he successfully delivered business growth of 80% in one year.

Mr Magnusson, Swedish, holds two Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering from two top-ranked universities in Sweden (Chalmers University) and Canada (University of Waterloo). He also obtained a Master's degree in Business Administration from Uppsala University, Sweden.
 

 

Alex Chan, Executive Vice Chairman

Mr Chan, currently Executive Vice-Chairman at Jebsen & Jessen SEA Pte Ltd, previously served as the Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Singapore and South East Asia, Managing Director and CEO of Yeo Hiap Seng Limited, Executive Director of Far East Organisation, and MMI Holdings Limited.
 
He was Chairman of Singapore Sports Council till 2010, and is Chairman of Sistic Private Limited. He is serving as Independent Director on the boards of Spindex Ltd and Standard Chartered Bank Singapore Pte Ltd. 
 
Mr Chan was a former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) in the 10th Singapore Parliament. Mr Chan holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Electrical Engineering (First Class Honours) from University of Singapore, and a Master in Business Administration from University of California, Los Angeles. 
 
 

 

Non-executive Directors

 

    

Hans Michael Jebsen

Chairman
Jebsen & Co            
             

J. Peter Jessen

Chairman & CEO
JPJ Invest Pte Ltd
 
                                             
 
 
  

Raj Mitta

Chairman
Essential Value Associates                        

Manu Bhaskaran
CEO 
Centennial Asia Advisors 

 

 

Serge Pun

Founder and Chairman 

 

 

 
 

Fritz Graf von der Schulenburg
Managing Partner, Jebsen & Jessen GmbH & Co KG
 
 
 
 
 
     
   

Joint Venture Boards

JJ-Lapp Cable (S) Pte Ltd

Heinrich Jessen, Chairman
Andreas Lapp
Alex Chan
Richard Lee 
Per Magnusson
Georg Franz Stawowy
 

JJ-Lurgi Engineering

Domenico D'Elia, Chairman
Manoj Beri
Alex Chan 
Jakob Helms
Heinrich Jessen
Dr Peter Pötschacher
Per Magnusson
Lasad Jaouani
Jean-Francois Marie Nicolas
 

MHE-Demag (S) Pte Ltd

Heinrich Jessen, Chairman
Karl Tilkorn
Per Magnusson
Mikko Johannes Uhari
Panu Henrik Routila
 

JJ-Pun (S) Pte Ltd

Heinrich Jessen, Chairman
Serge Pun
Tun Tun
Cyrus Pun
Alex Chan
Per Magnusson
 

JJ-Muntons (Thailand) Ltd

Steven Roger Bluff, Chairman
Marc Deschamps
Itchaya Savanayana
Neil Andrew Pearmain
Lau Kai Ming
Paul Chan
 

JJ-Pun Tiostone Company Limited

Alex Spitzy
Kerwin Yan
Cyrus Pun
Tun Tun
 

Scantrol AS

Helge Hammersland, Chairman
Heinrich Jessen
Geir Krisoffer Wassdal