Board of Directors

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

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.

Non-executive Directors

Jebsen & Jessen - Hans Michael
Hans Michael Jebsen

Jebsen & Co Ltd

Peter jessen
J. Peter Jessen

Chairman & CEO
JPJ Invest Pte Ltd 

Manu Bhaskaran

Centennial Asia Advisors Pte Ltd

Jebsen & Jessen - Serge Pun
Serge Pun

Founder and Chairman
Serge Pun & Associates Group

Jebsen & Jessen - Fritz Graf von der Schulenburg
Fritz Graf von der Schulenburg

Managing Partner
Jebsen & Jessen GmbH & Co KG

Jebsen & Jessen - Alex Chan
Alex Chan

Board Director

Joint Venture Boards

JJ-Lapp (S) Pte Ltd
Andreas Lapp (Chairman)
Georg Franz Stawowy
Heinrich Jessen
Per Magnusson
Richard Lee
Viktor Leendertz
JJ-Lurgi Engineering Sdn Bhd

David Maloney (Chairman)
Alexander Schriefl
Heinrich Jessen
Jakob Helms
Jean-Francois, Marie Nicolas
Lasad Jaouani
Per Magnusson
Viktor Leendertz

Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients (Hong Kong) Co Limited

Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly
Alexander Spitzy
Lye Ling Ferng
Ow Yeong Fong Luen

JJ-Pun (S) Pte Ltd

Heinrich Jessen (Chairman)
Cyrus Pun
Per Magnusson
Serge Pun
Tun Tun
Viktor Leendertz

JJ-Pun Tiostone Company Limited

Alexander Spitzy
Cyrus Pun
Kerwin Yan
Tun Tun

Scantrol AS

Helge Hammersland (Chairman)
Geir Krisoffer Wassdal
Heinrich Jessen