Rene van Wijk will become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sioux Technologies in Europe with effect from January 1, 2025. He will thereby succeed Leon Giesen, who will step down as CEO on the same date. Also, Erik van Rijswijk, COO and co-founder of Sioux, will then leave his position as a member of the European Management Board. Both will remain involved with Sioux in the role of Executive Advisors.

Experience within Sioux

Rene has been working at Sioux for more than five years as a member of the management team. In this role, he is responsible for setting up the complete assembly branch. Rene is an experienced and inspiring leader who fits perfectly within Sioux's people-oriented culture.

Confidence in the future

Leon Giesen: "I am very pleased that in Rene we have a strong successor to lead Sioux in the coming years. He has proven to have the right capabilities to further expand Sioux's direction."

Hans Duisters, founder and owner, has full confidence in Rene's leadership skills: "Rene will guard the Sioux strategy that positions the company as a top global player in the high-tech equipment industry."

Rene van Wijk: "I am proud and grateful to become the new CEO of Sioux. Over the past years, I have enjoyed experiencing the people-oriented culture. Together with the leadership team, we will maintain this culture as an essential part of our strategy. At the same time, we will lead the company into the next phase in this rapidly changing world."


Photo description: Erik van Rijswijk, Rene van Wijk, Leon Giesen (from left to right)