Welcome New Senior Managers
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Jonathan Lee
Managing Director
Jebsen & Jessen Technology, Thailand
The Group welcomes back Jonathan Lee. As Managing Director of Jebsen & Jessen Technology, Thailand, Mr Lee is responsible for leading and developing the strategic direction of the business. Mr Lee has been with the Group for many years, most recently as Managing Director for Jebsen & Jessen Communications Thailand, where he was responsible for continuing business transformation. His responsibilities also included overseeing the emerging markets of Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar. Mr Lee left the Group along with the divestment to Dimension Data in 2016. Before joining the Group, Mr Lee had worked in several leading telecoms companies including Siemens Malaysia and PAV Data Systems.
Derek Goh
General Manager
JJ-Lapp Cable, Singapore
The Group welcomes Derek Goh who brings with him almost 20 years of experience in the field of Automation. He reports directly to Mike Winzerling.
Mr Goh started his career as an Application Engineer before subsequently holding regional and management positions in companies like Honeywell and Rockwell Automation. With the latter, he spent eight years of his career — first as Solutions and Service Manager Singapore and later as Country Manager. In 2011, he took on a regional position in Rockwell Automation covering South East Asia. Mr Goh’s technical subject matter expertise will be beneficial in supporting JJ-Lapp Cable’s current journey from a component to a solution selling organisation.
Kelvin Tay
Chief HR Officer
Jebsen & Jessen (SEA), Singapore
The Group has appointed Kelvin Tay as Group HR Director while renaming the position as Chief HR Officer (CHRO) to reflect current market conventions. 
Mr Tay was previously Global Head, Human Resources at APL Logistics, a role he held since 2015 after spending 12 years in key HR leadership roles in the supply chain industry. Prior to that, Mr Tay worked in manufacturing process engineering and quality assurance in the disk drive and defence industries from the mid 1980s to early 1990s. By 1997, he had moved into country and regional HR positions with Gemplus Technologies and later with Teledata, and so has almost 20 years of functional HR experience spanning various industries.
Pittaya Techarungnirun
General Manager, Sales
MHE-Demag, Thailand
The Group welcomes Pittaya Techarungnirun as a General Manager – Equipment Sales of MHE-Demag, Thailand. Mr Techarungnirun is responsible for the strategic planning and daily operations of the Equipment Sales Division in order to ensure the achievement of sales and profitability targets.
He brings with him more than 16 years of experience in the building materials industry. Mr Techarungnirun was previously General Manager for Lixil (Thailand) Housing Technology, which specialises in doors and windows, and managed sales, marketing, technical and customer service teams of 38 employees.