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Privately owned, the Jebsen & Jessen Family Enterprise employs over 7,000 people worldwide. The various members of the Jebsen & Jessen Family Enterprise operate as independent entities, shouldering their respective responsibilities while subscribing to the vision and philosophy of their founding fathers.
Jebsen & Co began life in 1895 as a trading company. The founders, Jacob Jebsen and Heinrich Jessen, went on to establish Jebsen & Jessen Hamburg in 1909. In December 1963, the partners established a trading interest in Singapore and Malaysia – this became the Jebsen & Jessen Group of Companies South East Asia.
An unbroken chain of three generations’ commitment, ensures that almost 120 years later, the founders’ legacy still connects East and West. The power of core values such as respect and autonomy are evidenced in the loyalty of staff. Many executives sustain long careers and families have dedicated themselves across several generations.
In the Family Enterprise today, all the companies succeed on the basis of the enduring principles that drove the original partners: build sustainable business and remain entrepreneurial in spirit.
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