Mikko Häikiö appointed as the CEO of Sioen Ballistics Oy

Sioen Ballistics Oy is a subsidiary of Belgium based Sioen Industries, a diversified Group with an extensive portfolio of products and activities: spinning, weaving, and coating of technical textiles, manufacturer of professional protective garments and producer of fine chemicals.

Mikko has already been working for the Sioen Industries Group since of September 2022, acting as the CEO of the Finnish drysuit manufacturer Ursuit Oy. Prior to this, he has worked for several companies in Finland and abroad, in sales, marketing, brand management, distribution, finance and general leadership positions.
In addition to his new role, Mikko will also continue as the CEO of Ursuit Oy.

“I am excited about this new opportunity in growing and rapidly developing global markets. For over decades, Sioen Ballistics has been providing protective solutions for demanding customers both domestically and internationally, and the work will continue during these turbulent times. With our passionate and professional team, we are committed to provide the means and solutions to service and secure our current customers, while also answering the globally growing demand for professional PPE.”

”We would like to thank Mr. Claes Björkstén for his valuable contribution in taking the company forward during the last
demanding years. With our current strong customer base, we are ready for the next step”, says Bart Vervaecke, Head of Apparel Division, Sioen Industries.