Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, comprising a total of eight 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, 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.

Non-executive Directors 

Hans Michael Jebsen
Jebsen & Co            
J. Peter Jessen
Chairman & CEO
JPJ Invest Pte Ltd
Manu Bhaskaran
Centennial Asia Advisors       

Serge Pun
Founder and Chairman of Serge Pun & Associates Group


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

Alex Chan 
Board Director

Joint Venture Boards

JJ-Lapp (S) Pte Ltd

Heinrich Jessen (Chairman)
Andreas Lapp
Georg Franz Stawowy
Per Magnusson
Richard Lee
Viktor Leendertz

JJ-Lurgi Engineering Sdn Bhd

Domenico D'Elia (Chairman) 
Alexander Schriefl
Heinrich Jessen
Jakob Helms
Jean-Francois Marie Nicolas
Lasad Jaouani
Per Magnusson
Viktor Leendertz

MHE-Demag (S) Pte Ltd

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

Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients (Hong Kong) Co Limited

Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly
Ho Lai
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

Alex Spitzy
Cyrus Pun
Kerwin Yan
Tun Tun

Scantrol AS

Helge Hammersland (Chairman)
Geir Krisoffer Wassdal 
Heinrich Jessen