Nielsen Follows Friis as J&J Regional Director for Turf & Irrigation

Michael Nielsen has been appointed Regional Director for Jebsen & Jessen Technology’s Turf & Irrigation Division.

Singapore: Michael Nielsen, formerly Managing Director for Jebsen & Jessen (J&J) Technology in Indonesia, has assumed the position of Regional Director for Jebsen & Jessen Technology’s Turf & Irrigation Division.

Nielsen took over as Regional Director for Jebsen & Jessen Technology’s Turf & Irrigation Division on December 1.

Nielsen has a distinguished career from both within the Jebsen & Jessen Group as well as from his previous role at Johnson & Johnson in Switzerland. 

Nielsen’s last role was Managing Director for Jebsen & Jessen Technology in Indonesia – which includes Indonesia’s Turf & Irrigation business – and he previously also held Managing Director positions in Vietnam and Thailand.

In his new role, Nielsen succeeds Henrik Friis, who after nine fruitful years in this role, is leaving the Group to pursue other opportunities.

“It was under Henrik’s leadership the Turf & Irrigation business took many steps forward. Among the more noteworthy accomplishments was that our services became world-class, and considerable efforts went into building a cohesive and professional organisation,” said a statement from Jebsen & Jessen, a Full Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.

“Michael and the whole Turf & Irrigation team will continue to build and strengthen the organisation to better serve our customers in Southeast Asia.

“We would like to express our appreciation for Henrik’s diligent and positive contributions and the successes he helped to deliver during his tenure in the Group.”

Jebsen & Jessen Technology – Turf & Irrigation provides total solutions in turf care and horticulture management on golf courses, parklands, stadiums and other public facilities throughout Southeast Asia, offering the highest quality equipment from some of the world’s leading manufacturers, bringing global technologies to the region.

The 150 people strong team offer full service, including equipment, engineering, after-sales support, spare part supply chain, training and commissioning. There’s also a dedicated turf and horticultural management service, providing consultancy and training.

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