Marc von Grabowski has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of JJ-LAPP, effective January 1, 2022. In this new role, Marc will fully focus on the cable business. He will be based in Singapore and report to Heinrich Jessen, Group Chairman. Marc previously served in two roles: Chief Strategy Officer for Jebsen & Jessen Group and Regional Director for the Turf & Irrigation Division of Jebsen & Jessen Technology.
Philipp Hoffmann will take over the role of Regional Director - Turf & Irrigation Division of Jebsen & Jessen Technology on January 1, 2022 from Marc von Grabowski. He will be based in Bangkok. Philipp’s first work experience in Jebsen & Jessen was as an intern with sister company GMA Garnet in Perth, Australia in 2007. In 2011, he became General Manager (and later Managing Director) of JJ-Pun in Myanmar. In his new role, he will report to Per Magnusson, Group Chief Executive Officer of Jebsen & Jessen Group.
Lucien Ong, who has led JJ-LAPP Philippines as General Manager since October 2018, has transferred to Jebsen & Jessen’s CSU in Singapore as Director – M&A & Corporate Development on January 1, 2022. In this role, Lucien supports the Executive Board in sourcing and realising attractive business opportunities, in the form of M&A and Corporate Development, as well as spearheading other aspects of the Group’s #AdvanceBuild Strategy. He reports to Per Magnusson, Group Chief Executive Officer of Jebsen & Jessen Group in his new role.
Succeeding Lucien as General Manager of JJ-LAPP Philippines will be John Hng. John will hold two roles. Aside from company management in the Philippines, John will concurrently assume the position of Regional Head – Renewable Energy for the JJ-LAPP Group. Earlier this year, he took up the position of Regional Head – Business Development. Given its fast growth and increasing significance for the JJ-LAPP RBU, he will continue to lead the solar and renewable energy business development efforts regionally, including the important relationship management with Huawei.