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 POC Sports Appoints Jonas Sjögren to New CEO
Sports-Business | 16.12.2016

Swedish Manufacturer Of Helmets, Eyewear, Body Armor And Apparel

POC Sports Appoints Jonas Sjögren to New CEO

POC Sports Appoints Jonas Sjögren to New CEO. Olympic Champion Julia Mancuso has been a partner of POC Sports since 2006.  (Quelle: Imago Sportfoto)
Olympic Champion Julia Mancuso has been a partner of POC Sports since 2006.
Bild: Imago Sportfoto
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The Swedish sports manufacturer POC Sports appoints Jonas Sjögren new CEO. From February 1st 2017 Sjögren will replace interim CEO Federico Minoli.

Jonas Sjögren, who has more than 15 year's experience in the TV and media industry, said: "Getting the opportunity to lead POC, a global company synonymous with safety, innovation and forward thinking, is incredibly exciting. As a Swede I have watched POC’s journey and international growth over the last ten years and I am looking forward to supporting the mission and increasing its global presence in snow sport and bike markets.”

In his previous position as the CEO for Discovery Networks Sweden, Sjögren has been responsible for leading and supporting 200 employees.

Jonas Sjögren follows Federico Minoli as CEO of POC Sports. (Quelle: POC Sports)
Jonas Sjögren follows Federico Minoli as CEO of POC Sports.
Bild: POC Sports


Dainese Group CEO is "pleased"  

Since October 2015 POC has been part of the Dainese group, an Investcorp portfolio company.

Dainese group CEO, Cristiano Silei, added: “I am pleased to welcome Jonas to POC and I am looking forward to working with him. The potential for POC is clear and by bringing together our expertise, innovation and technology I am convinced that we can continue to grow strongly and make a very positive impact."


He also thanked Federico Minoli for his contribution and leadership during his period as interim CEO. Minoli will return to his role as chairman of the board for POC Sports and Dainese.

POC Sports is a Gold Winner at the ISPO AWARD 2016 for its airbag system Spine VPD 2.0 Airbag Vest. 

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