Zheng Xiung Tien - JEB China General Manager (Shanghai)

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Zheng Xiung Tien - JEB China General Manager (Shanghai)

As the General Manager at JEB China, Xiung handles the daily operations of the business through sales and key account management in Shanghai, Beijing, and Shenzhen. He is also responsible for opening new branches and business units for JEB China including furniture departments and showrooms. Prior to his promotion, Xiung worked as a General Manager at JEB Shanghai. He first started managing a team of six in Shanghai and progressively expanded the business units and increased the staff capacity to over twenty-five members. His proven ability and achievements over the past seven years have led him to his current position at JEB.

Xiung has obtained three degrees in university, including a degree in International Business, English and Chinese. With over twelve years of experience working in China, Xiung’s expertise spans across business development, sales management, and client relationship management. Before joining JEB, Xiung was the Business Development Director at a national office furniture company where he focused on developing and maintaining strong working relationships with international clients in China.

Born and raised in Germany, Xiung has adhered to the German education and culture of being reliable and organized. He describes himself as an easy going and open minded individual and loves to combine work and fun. Work hard – play hard. He is trustworthy and upholds promises. He is also capable of speaking five languages and has the ability to connect with people easily. 

Xiung’s key to success is to value each colleague and to make time for them when needed. He also believes it is important to share knowledge and expertise with the team and clients. His goal at JEB is to continue to grow the business and to strengthen its presence in China and across Asia.

Linkedin: https://cn.linkedin.com/in/zheng-xiung-tien-2a24aa31

Sam Beere - JEB Group General Manager (Hong Kong)

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Sam Beere - JEB Group General Manager (Hong Kong)

As the General Manager at JEB Group, Sam manages the sales team, implementing effective strategies to optimize sales and achieve company targets. He trains and supports the sales team to enhance their market perception and communication to develop long-lasting relationships with clients. 

Sam has obtained his degree in Business and Management at the University of Chichester in the United Kingdom. With over fourteen years of professional experience in the luxury furniture industry, Sam’s expertise spans across sales management, strategic planning, and implementation. He was previously the Sales Manager for Tom Howley Ltd, United Kingdom’s top bespoke kitchen brand. He was responsible in leading and managing a large team of designers and showroom managers from various backgrounds and experiences into consistent performers to reaching all sales targets.

Sam is a driven individual and an excellent communicator. He believes the key to success in business is never done by one person. It involves teamwork and the ability to work together toward a common goal. His goal at JEB is to develop a strategy that is both successful and scalable for the company and to generate new business opportunities.

LinkedIn: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/sam-beere-4466191a

Jennifer Choi - JEB Partitions Head of Sales (Hong Kong)

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Jennifer Choi - JEB Partitions Head of Sales (Hong Kong)

As the Head of Sales at JEB Partitions, Jennifer oversees the sales objectives and focuses on implementing strategies to expand the company’s client base. She manages and supports the sales team to optimize sales and to achieve their goals. Prior to her promotion at JEB, Jennifer initially worked as a Business Development Manager where she was responsible for identifying sales leads and maintaining strong relationships with clients, designers, project managers, and contractors. Progressively, she took on a more challenging role as a Regional Business Development Manager where her position drastically shifted towards managing the regional sales initiatives and dealers. Her proven ability and achievements have led her to her current position as the Head of Sales.

Jennifer has obtained a law degree in the United Kingdom and a professional diploma in marketing in Hong Kong. Her expertise spans across sales management, marketing, and client relations. Before joining the JEB team, Jennifer was a Sales Manager for an Italian luxury furniture brand where she broadened her knowledge about the interior design industry while developing the product and service knowledge that is applicable to her current role.

Jennifer is a responsible and dedicated individual that is attentive to detail. Her key to success is to be determined and to own what you do. Her goal at JEB is to continue to generate new business opportunities for the Partitions division globally and to maintain its strong presence in the industry.

Linkedin: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-choi-7b486176

Wendy Tang - JEB Furniture Solutions Director (Hong Kong)

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Wendy Tang - JEB Furniture Solutions Director (Hong Kong)

As the Director of JEB Furniture Solutions, Wendy oversees the daily operations of the business and implements business strategies to optimize the overall growth of the Furniture division. Prior to her promotion, Wendy has worked as a Sales Director and General Manager at JEB Furniture Solutions. Her proven ability and achievements over the past twelve years have led her to her current position at JEB.

With over fifteen years of experience and extensive knowledge in the premium furniture industry, Wendy’s expertise spans across sales management, strategic planning, and client relationship management. She has dealt with countless large-scale projects with some of the largest corporations and public utilities within Asia.

Wendy is a proactive and responsible individual that enjoys her work and has a positive mindset. She is quick-witted and is adept at understanding others intentions and needs.  Her key to success to be able to learn from mistakes, to find your strength and passion and strive towards it. Her goal at JEB is to maintain its strong presence in the furniture industry and to continue to expand the business to new markets.

LinkedIn: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/wendy-tang-0b312791

Maurice Lauber - JEB Group General Manager (Beijing)

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Maurice Lauber - JEB Group General Manager (Beijing)

As the General Manager at JEB Beijing, Maurice manages the operation of the business through budget planning and implementing effective strategies to optimize the overall company growth. He supervises and supports the team in Beijing through sales force training and activities to achieve their targeted goals.

Maurice obtained a master degree in Economy and Real Estate. Upon completion of his studies, he worked as a Senior Analyst at Cushman/DTZ and also worked as Director at Matsu Office Furniture in Beijing, China. Maurice’s expertise spans across business development, marketing, sales and project management. With over fifteen years of experience in China, Maurice has gained exceptional knowledge in the partitions and furniture industry. His proven ability, strong leadership skills, and achievements have led him to his current position as the General Manager at JEB Beijing.

Maurice is a self-driven individual that has an outgoing personality and a positive attitude. He is an enthusiastic team player that works hard and aims high. The support he receives from his amazing family (his wife and two children) and his positive mindset are his keys to success. His goal at JEB is to maintain its strong presence in the industry and to continue to expand its network.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maurice-lauber-5526792/

Mark Smith - JEB Group General Manager (Singapore)

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Mark Smith - JEB Group General Manager (Singapore)

Mark has been working for JEB Singapore for more than 7 years. He was invited to be involved with the MBS project as a Senior Project Manager. Progressively, he participated in every major commercial project in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Throughout his career in the company, he has progressed from Senior Project Manager, Regional Manager, and Operations Manager through to his current role as General Manager.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-smith-28ab7739/

Angela Cuellar - JEB Group Head of Marketing (Hong Kong)

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Angela Cuellar - JEB Group Head of Marketing (Hong Kong)

As the Head of Marketing at JEB, Angela oversees all global marketing and communications for all divisions including Partitions, Furniture Solutions, and Custom Projects. She leads the marketing team to ensure all activities fulfils the marketing strategy and prospect. Over the past few years at JEB, Angela has led the rebranding project, repositioning JEB’s motives, vision, and voice. She has also organized numerous successful JEB workshops, events, luncheons, educational activities, and parties that contributed to positioning JEB as one of the top leaders in the industry.

Angela grew up and studied industrial design in Colombia. Upon completion of her studies, she started up her own graphic design studio where she worked as a consultant in retail design, branding, market positioning, and design management. Through years of working within the design sector, Angela has developed a deep appreciation for the characteristics of design and brand marketing. 

Prior to joining JEB, she was a Brand Manager for a multinational hotel operator in Colombia. After relocating to Hong Kong in 2013, she joined an international energy efficiency company and was responsible for recreating the brand’s marketing strategies for different countries.

Angela is a design lover that is detailed oriented and very passionate about her work. She is an enthusiast about travel, wellbeing and loves trying new experiences and learning new skill sets. She likes to keep an open mind and explore alternative solutions for various challenges. Her key to success is to be people-oriented and to bring out the full potential of each other. She believes it is essential in building a team that can collaborate effectively through support and encouragement to think outside the box.

“It's impressive to see how much JEB has grown the last couple of years,” Angela expressed. She is looking forward to continuing to build brand awareness, to be experimental on marketing campaigns and to promote JEB in new segments and markets.

LinkedIn: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/angela-cuellar-030a252b/en

Charlie Pearson - JEB Furniture Solutions Sales Director (Singapore)

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Charlie Pearson - JEB Furniture Solutions Sales Director (Singapore)

As the Sales Director for the Furniture division in Singapore, Charlie develops and implements numerous sales strategies to help strengthen the business within the industry. Over the past three years, he has established a broad network of clients, architects, and designers and built long-lasting partners with local and leading European furniture brands. He emphasises on building and training a team with like-minded and hardworking individuals that are committed to working effectively within all departments.

Charlie obtained an honors degree in Music at the University of Leeds and subsequently moved to London upon completion of his studies. During this period, he has gained ten years of professional experience working within various Sales & Technical design-related roles.

In 2014, Charlie joined JEB Furniture Solutions as a Sales Manager working on medium to large scale projects, from commercial office to hospitality in Hong Kong. His proven ability and achievements have led him to his current role as the Sales Director of the newly formed Furniture division in Singapore. Over the past three years, the team has accomplished project milestones and achievements against formidable competitors within the industry. They have tripled in size and succeeded in exclusively partnering with two of Europe’s largest furniture manufacturers and created a joint showroom venture, which is proving to be highly successful.

Charlie is a creative, outgoing, charismatic and hardworking individual that strives for success no matter the odds. He has a natural ability to work in teams and tries to see the best in people and situations, regardless of background or circumstance. His powerful business mindset has made him a great problem solver through projects and live scenarios. “One of my key focal points for our business is to communicate effectively and consistently delivering exceptional services to all our clients. I believe that a big part of this positive mindset lends itself to achieving a healthy way of living and wellbeing.” Charlie expresses.

His key to success is to be true to yourself and to maintain a healthy body and mind. His goal at JEB is to continue to bring new business opportunities to JEB Singapore and to secure its top position within the commercial furniture industry. While working alongside furniture brands that emphasize on sustainable development, he hopes to bring JEB on the frontline and drive this awareness within Asia. He would also like to harness the best attributes of the people that come to work for JEB and to give them a platform to strive for their own personal goals and towards the company’s success.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlie-pearson-72875676

Apple Lui - JEB Group Business Development Manager (Hong Kong)

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Apple Lui - JEB Group Business Development Manager (Hong Kong)

As the Business Development Manager at JEB Group, Apple maintains a strong working relationship with existing and potential clients. She focuses on developing and implementing strategic business plans to increase the company businesses by expanding new markets and improving client services. 

Prior to joining JEB, Apple worked at a premium office ergonomics brand where her natural ability and interest in communication and relational skills flourished.She was responsible for facilitating communications between the sales and operations managers in APAC, Europe and the US. Progressively, she took on a client-facing role internally where her professional and interpersonal skills refined even further. She delivered wellbeing presentation to the architecture and design industry also to the clients in multinational corporations in Hong Kong.  

Started her career as an interior designer and having studied in both the US and Hong Kong, Apple is a creative and vibrant individual who likes to connect with different people. She is passionate about music, art, dancing, and cooking. As a travel enthusiast, she appreciates the beauty of cultural differences and loves trying new experiences. Inspired to live healthily and happily, she pays close attention to her mental and physical health and shares this mentality with the others.

Apple’s key to success is to find the passion that motivates you. She believes it is important to be disciplined, proactive and open-minded with perseverance in order to achieve success continuously. Her goal at JEB is to creatively develop effective strategies to open doors to generate new business opportunities and strengthen relationships with business partners and clients.

Linkedin: https://hk.linkedin.com/in/apple-lui-77040b77

Craig Nortje- JEB Furniture Solutions Technical Director (Hong Kong)

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Craig Nortje- JEB Furniture Solutions Technical Director (Hong Kong)

As the Technical Director at JEB Furniture Solutions, Craig works closely with suppliers in the project management process and supports the sales team on a daily basis. Prior to his current position, he has worked as a Project Manager, Operations Manager and General Manager at JEB Furniture Solutions (previously known as BW Ltd). His comprehensive understanding of the industry and extensive experience in furniture manufacturing and product design experience has led him to his current position at JEB.

Craig has obtained his engineering degree at the University of Natal in South Africa. Before moving to Hong Kong, he has worked predominantly as a Design and Production Engineer in South Africa, accumulating experience in manufacturing and product design. 

Over the last ten years, he has held different positions in sales and operations. Before returning to JEB, Craig took a break from the corporate world and began his endeavors in coaching and personal fitness. He is intrigued that working demands can effect peoples’ general health and fitness, and contrarily improving physical health and wellbeing can increase work performance.

Craig is an energetic and hardworking individual that is well organized and detail-oriented. His key to success is keeping a healthy body and mindset, which keeps him focused at work. His goal at JEB is to help improve team efficiency within the Operations team and to provide more technical support to the Sales Team and Project Managers.

Gemma Bainbrigge - JEB Interior Solutions Sales Manager (Australia)

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Gemma Bainbrigge - JEB Interior Solutions Sales Manager (Australia)

As the Sales Manager at JEB Interior Solutions in Australia, Gemma manages the furniture sales team and implements sales initiatives and strategies to strengthen the business within the industry. She trains and guides the sales team and monitors the performance to optimize sales growth and to ensure company targets are achieved.

Gemma obtained her Advanced Diploma of Interior Design at Sydney Design Institute and worked for ten years as an interior designer for renowned firms such as Mirvac, BKH and Bates Smart. She has strong managerial skills and often lead design teams on large scale multi-level residential projects. She has been involved with JEB Interior Solutions since it opened its doors and is passionate about growing the JEB brand in Australia.

Gemma is a highly motivated individual who thrives on strategic thinking and relationship development. She has a glass-half-full personality with a perspective that solutions can be created infinitely if time and effort are applied consistently.

Gemma is a problem solver that tackles obstacles from many angles to provide efficient and timely solutions for her team and her clients. Her goals at JEB are to increase brand awareness in Australia, develop strong and lasting client relationships, generate new business and boost sales overall.

Linkedin: https://au.linkedin.com/in/gemma-bainbrigge-2201563a

Nicholas Hinton - JEB Custom Projects Regional Director (Hong Kong)

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Nicholas Hinton - JEB Custom Projects Regional Director (Hong Kong)

Nicholas has more than fourteen years of professional experience and has been educated hands-on in all areas of development and construction, from inception to delivery. He has particular expertise in medium to large scale projects ranging from residential apartments, retail developments, and commercial office buildings to workplace fit-outs and refurbishments.

Nicholas is a keen problem solver and an excellent communicator. He is particularly skilled in trouble-shooting projects and promptly identifying “roadblock” issues and corresponding solutions. He has considerable commercial management experience and is able to quickly review contracts and focus in on matters that present a risk to our clients.

A sustainability champion, Nicholas has experience in developing and implementing structural changes to move towards sustainable development and has delivered one of the first 6-Star Green Star building in Queensland, Australia.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholas-hinton-52987122/

Kicki Chung - JEB Architectural Finishes and JEB Furniture Solutions Managing Director (Hong Kong)

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Kicki Chung - JEB Architectural Finishes and JEB Furniture Solutions Managing Director (Hong Kong)

Kicki Chung has been with JEB for over thirteen years, starting from a Sales and Marketing role to General Manager and now to Managing Director. Her honed experience in the interiors and construction industry is remarkable.

Her experience spans across distribution management, strategic marketing planning and implementation, brand development, and customer relationship management. Coordinating multiple projects and maintaining client relationships also come to her like second nature. 

Prior to joining JEB in 2004, she held three positions within the building industry at international businesses in Asia and Australia, where she excelled at liaising with overseas suppliers, developing B2B relationships and business development. Her diverse capabilities make her a testament of JEB's talents.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kicki-chung-04269634/