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Mikael Räsänen appointed CEO of Polarteknik Oy

Parul Dubey on July 5, 2023 - in News, People

Dacke Industri is pleased to announce that Mikael Räsänen has been appointed as the new CEO of Polarteknik Oy and is effective July 1st, 2023.

Mikael has a strong track record from leading positions 25 years back, including 13 years at Polarteknik with responsibilities in sales, project management, engineering, quality, customer service, after-sales and Business Unit Manager from 2017. Since February, 2023 Mikael has been the acting CEO of Polarteknik. Before Polarteknik, Mikael has been in several leading positions at Perlos Oyj and Perlos (Guangzhou) Engineering Plastics Co., Ltd, mainly providing engineering plastics and plastic accessories. Mikael holds an EMBA from Tampere University, 2020.

Mikael Räsänen, CEO of Polarteknik Oy says, “I am really pleased with the opportunity to take on the role of CEO for Polarteknik Oy. This is a company I know very well from being able to work in many of the different functions for many years. Polarteknik is a company with high-quality products for an extremely interesting market. Our employees know the products, and I am, of course, very proud to be able to lead this company into the future.”

“Mikael brings broad experience from the industry and a very successful track record within the company. He has a great mix of relevant experience and fresh new perspectives to take Polarteknik to the next level. He has been the company’s Business Unit Manager for several years and been acting CEO from February 2023. I am pleased that he is the new Polarteknik’s CEO. I am confident that his leadership will ensure that Polarteknik’s transformation journey continues,” says Lars Fredin, Group CEO of Dacke Industri and Chairman of Polarteknik Oy.

About Polarteknik Oy

Polarteknik is a specialist company that promotes comprehensive comfort and ecology in railway transport. They deliver reliable, sustainable and efficiently produced interior door systems for the world’s leading train

manufacturers. In January 2020, Polarteknik Oy (via its UK subsidiary Polarteknik UK Ltd) acquired the business and assets of Train Door Solutions Ltd, a UK-based company that specializes in servicing pneumatic and electrical door systems.

Polarteknik is headquartered in Huittinen, Finland, and employs roughly 90 people in Finland and the UK. Please find out more at: polarteknik.fi

This is Dacke Industri

Dacke Industri is a long-term owner that invests in innovative technology companies within selected niches with potential for development. We provide expertise and strategic guidance to build sustainable companies over time.

We follow a decentralized model where our companies have a high degree of autonomy and are run independently. 

Our companies have their own products or systems with a strong technical focus, development- and design expertise, and quality execution. The companies use existing platforms for innovation and work towards environmentally sustainable products and production.

Dacke Industri is owned by Nordstjernan since January 2016.

Today Dacke Industri has 17 subsidiaries, about 1400 employees worldwide and net sales exceeding SEK 3,5 billion. 

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