Jebsen Group Chairman
Hans Michael Jebsen joined the Jebsen Group in Hong Kong in 1981, and has been the Chairman and main shareholder of the Group since 2000.
Mr Jebsen is a director of Singapore-based Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) Pte Ltd. of the Jebsen and Jessen Family Enterprise worldwide. He is also member of the board of Hysan Development Co. Ltd. and The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd. in Hong Kong.
Hans Michael Jebsen is active in various NGOs and charities. He is the Chairman of the Asian Cultural Council Hong Kong, a trustee of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Hong Kong, as well as a member of the Advisory Board of Hong Kong Red Cross. He established the Jebsen Educational Foundation in 1995, and now serves as Chairman on the Corporate Advisory Board of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School. Since 2015, he is also a member of the Operations Review Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. In 2017, he co-founded the Asian Academy of International Law. Mr. Jebsen also serves on the International Advisory Board of Global Bridges.
Mr Jebsen was awarded the Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Award in 2018; Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa of The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology in 2015; Knight of 1st class of the Order of Dannebrog, Denmark in 2014; the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2009; the Silver Cross of the Order of Dannebrog, Denmark in 2006 and in 2001, the Bronze Bauhinia Star of the Hong Kong SAR.
He studied Economics and Business Administration at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland.
Jebsen Group started over a hundred years ago as a general trading company. It has since evolved into a focussed marketing and distribution organisation, deeply embedded in the industries and markets it serves.
With a unique long established presence in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, the Jebsen Group offers local market access with a high degree of specialisation and knowledge to companies from around the world.
From a broad spectrum of consumer, industrial, beverage and luxury products, Jebsen is responsible for bringing unparalleled quality to the regional markets, adapting to the rapidly changing business landscape in Greater China.
Outside the region, the Jebsen Group enjoys close ties with sister companies in Australia, Bangladesh, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Denmark, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates and the United States.