Gillian Tan joined Jebsen & Jessen Packaging team on November 1, 2021 as Chief Operating Officer, based in Singapore. Mrs Tan comes with 29 years of experience in the food and food packaging industries. She began her career in Finnish food packaging specialist Huhtamäki and served as Asia Pacific President for US food and beverage manufacturer Marmon Foodservice, a member of the Berkshire Hathaway Corporation before joining us.
In June 2021, the Group welcomed Suthaphong Eamphanich (Bomb), who joined our Group as Head of Talent. Khun Suthapong is responsible for the people development strategies, including initiating and managing a learning and development framework for the Group. He also has a secondary role guiding the Ingredients Business Unit’s Regional HR representative.
In September 2021, Joshua Sang joined the Group as Regional Manager in Packaging Malaysia. He will relocate to Packaging Vietnam and report to General Director CJ Loh when cross-border travel is possible. Mr Sang brings with him more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing. He is a firm believer and practitioner of Lean Management System and Six Sigma.
In May 2021, we welcomed Myungsoo Kim, General Manager of Technical and Production, JJ-LAPP Cable Works Indonesia. Mr Kim has worked with companies like LG Electronic and Honeywell before joining Lapp Korea, where he took charge of factory operations as Plant Manager.
In January 2022, the Group welcomed Mark Kolentsis, who took over from Marc von Grabowski as General Manager of our Turf & Irrigation Division in Singapore. Mr Kolentsis joined us in September 2021 as Regional Equipment Manager. He will take on the additional responsibility while continuing in his current role.