We have asked some quick questions so you can get to know Mikko, please read his answers.
Who are you, what is your role and how did you end up at IDEAL GRP?
My name is Mikko Siren and I became interested in starting work at IDEAL GRP after recommendation. I was informed that within the company there are interesting opportunities that suit my interests.
It was a good match, and I will work as a manufacturing specialist with a focus on APS solutions based on the office in Tampere.
What is your background?
I’m quite recent graduate from Tampere University. In my thesis I studied circular economy concept in tyre industry and after graduation I have been working in automotive industry.
What do you like to do when you are free?
Outside of office hours, cycling is my main interest where you can usually find me. I enjoy mountain biking or doing some other outdoor activities.
What kind of introduction did you get to your work?
My introduction has been smooth. The first working days we went through in more detail what my role should look like and what it contains. After a good introduction to the company, I have gone through relevant trainings for my role. Then, at an early stage, I have been introduced to some exciting projects that I will be involved in.
What are you looking forward to in your role at IDEAL GRP?
I am primarily looking forward to all the interesting customer projects and to be a part of helping our companies to digitize their processes and become more efficient.
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As we are approaching the end of my first year as the CEO of IDEAL GRP, it is time to thank our customers, partners and employees for our shared journey so far.
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