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Senior Management Changes Across the Group
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Martin Yeo
Division Manager, MHE-Demag, Singapore
Martin Yeo has transferred from Regional C&C to MHE-Demag, Singapore (MDS) as Division Manager, Technical. He joined MHE-Demag some 27 years ago as a Project Engineer in November 1988. With his electrical engineering knowledge, he was deployed to work in the Electrical Department. By 1995, he was promoted to Senior Project Engineer. Mr Yeo continued to grow with the organisation and in July 1997, took on a wider role as Regional Project Manager to oversee the design and manufacture of building exterior maintenance equipment, commonly known as gondolas. In June 2003, he was the Project Manager for Changi Water Reclamation Project where MHE-Demag supplied 34 units of overhead cranes and hoists. Mr Yeo was the lead when the explosion proof equipment business was set up in November 2005. He is still heading this pioneering team today as the Senior Regional Product Manager.

As he transitions from his regional role, Tarik Alkhalil will oversee the Regional C&C Product Development team in Singapore 11.
Alexander Spitzy
Managing Director - Cambodia and Laos
The Group congratulates Alexander Spitzy on his promotion to a widened role of Managing Director at Jebsen & Jessen Cambodia (JJCB) and Laos, with immediate effect.

In this expanded role, Mr Spitzy will be directly responsible not only for the Cambodia business but also for Laos. Our Representative Office in Laos (under the management of Phonepraseuth Simmalavong) will hencefor th be managed under Jebsen & Jessen Cambodia and Mr Simmalavong will be repor ting to Mr Spitzy. The new structure will allow more of both the back-end suppor t as well as specific business development resources in JJCB to also be deployed in Laos, thus bringing about cost efficiencies, economies of scale as well as more effective day-to-day coordination.
Grzegorz Jerzy Pokorzynski
General Manager – Engineering, Jebsen & Jessen Offshore
The Group congratulates Grzegorz Pokorzynski on his promotion to General Manager - Engineering in Jebsen & Jessen Offshore. Mr Pokorzynski leads, manages and trains a team of 25 engineers in the development and design of JJOFS’ new and expanded IP products, most notably the knuckle boom cranes (KCRN), with and without active heave compensation (AHC) and mooring systems (position or barge). This is aside from the considerable improvements he has instituted for “old” JJOFS IP products.

He joined JJOFS in May 2014 as Engineering - R&D Manager after having spent more than eight years with the more established and recognised Rolls Royce Marine/Odim and NDM Palfinger in Norway and ACE Winches in Scotland.


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