Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients
Chief Operating Officer Lim Siew Tin has taken on a new role as Chief Executive Officer. After starting with the Group in 1997, she held a number of sales and management positions in Singapore before moving to the Philippines and later, Indonesia.
From 2014 to 2019, she concurrently served as Key Principal Manager, Regional BU Controller and Board Secretary as well. Siew Tin led our Singapore and Malaysia business from 2018 to 2020.
In Vietnam, Supaporn Monprasit will be transitioning into the General Manager role as Kenneth Jul Jensen retires on February 1, 2021.
Supaporn has been with Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients for over 16 years, most recently as the Department Manager and Regional Portfolio Manager for Performance Chemicals.
Over in the Philippines, Romain Grosjean will be leading the Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients business there as General Manager, effective January 1, 2021. Romain has been with Jebsen & Jessen (Cambodia) for over eight years, leading the company with his thoughtful, focused and growth-oriented management style.
Jebsen & Jessen Technology
Meanwhile, in Indonesia, Michael Nielsen has decided to take up an opportunity
outside the Group and closer to home in Europe. With this decision, he steps down
from his role as Regional Director for Turf & Irrigation Division and Company Manager
for Jebsen & Jessen Technology in Indonesia. We thank him for his strong contributions
and wish him all the best in his future endeavours.
With Michael’s departure, Marc von Grabowski will take on the additional role
of Regional Director for Jebsen & Jessen Technology’s Turf & Irrigation Division.
In addition to his duties as Chief Strategy Officer, Marc will lead the whole
Turf & Irrigation team across South East Asia.
Lusi Lukman, currently Senior Operation Manager of Dry Bulk Handling division
in Indonesia, will also transition to become Company Manager for Jebsen & Jessen
Technology in Indonesia on March 1, 2021.
Jebsen & Jessen Packaging Eric Lim has assumed the role of General Manager of Jebsen & Jessen Packaging in Malaysia-Sungai Buloh (formerly known as Labplas). Eric joined us in January 2020 as Assistant General Manager and has been working closely with Regional Operations Director Tee Hor Chang, who has been doubling up as Company Manager of our Sungai Buloh blow moulding business.
On January 1, 2021, Eric took on the responsibility as General Manager, allowing
Mr Tee to focus on his main role.
Four units have welcomed new RBUControllers: Linda Anthonius for Packaging and Technology, Itchaya Savanayana for Ingredients, and Wong Shue Woei for JJ-Lapp.
These changes in our senior management will serve the Group well as we navigate the