Board of Directors

Koichi Watanabe

Managing Director & Chief Executive Office

Mr Koichi Watanabe was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jurong Engineering Limited on 1 April 2021. Mr Watanabe has spent over 26 years with IHI Corporation in various leadership roles. Prior to joining Jurong Engineering, he was the General Manager of Engineering Group of IHI Boiler Construction Department from April 2017 to March 2021. Given his knowledge and expertise in project management, he has also led and spearheaded numerous projects as Project Manager in several countries such as Algeria, Australia, Indonesia, Germany, Vietnam and Taiwan.

Mr Watanabe holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Kyushu University in Japan.