Asian Family Conglomerate Honoured by Lombard Odier

Patrick Odier, Senior Managing Partner of Lombard Odier

Patrick Odier, Senior Managing Partner of Lombard Odier

Jebsen & Jessen Family Enterprise, a family firm first established in Hong Kong at the end of the 19th Century, has been awarded the 21st annual IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award.

Awarded by IMD, a top-ranked global business school, and by Lombard Odier, one of the main private banks in Europe, this prize is regarded by many as the most prestigious for successful global family businesses.

The award recognizes firms that are exemplary in uniting family interests with those of the business and in combining tradition and innovation while demonstrating a clear commitment to their local community.

Jebsen & Jessen Family Enterprise is a third-generation family enterprise with highly diversified business that spans across distribution, manufacturing, engineering and mining activities.

Seventh-Generation Family Firm

Privately owned, the Jebsen & Jessen Family Enterprise employs over 7,700 people worldwide and generates about US$4.5 billion in sales.

«With this award we recognize and congratulate laureates for having shown through outstanding contributions, the vital role that family businesses have in our economies,» said Patrick Odier, Senior Managing Partner of Lombard Odier, a seventh-generation family firm.

This year, the IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award celebrates its 21st anniversary and pays tribute to a long list of prestigious recipients. Previous winners include world-class companies such as LEGO, Ayala Corporation, S.C. Johnson and Hermès.

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