INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANTS
HELSINKI, HONG KONG, BEIJING, PORTO

 

Mr. Heikki M. Salonen

 

Nationality: Finnish

 

Present position:

 

Management Consultant, Senior Partner, Member of the Board

 

Education:

 

Institution

School of Textile Science

Mönchengladbach, Germany

Date:

Main subject:

Degree:

01.10.1963 – 31.07.1966

Textile Engineering

Master of Science

Institution

 

Commercial College Lahti, Finland

Date:

Main subject:

Degree:

01.09.1961 – 31.05.1962

Marketing

Bachelor of Commerce

 

Key qualifications:

 

Clothing and textile industries

 

1. Product development

2. Production and product sourcing

3. Management systems

4. Software and Information systems

5. Quality management

 

Other skills:

 

 

Membership of professional bodies:

 

 

Language skills: ( 1=slight, 5=mother language )

 

Language

Reading

Speaking

Writing

Finnish

5

5

5

English

4

4

4

German

4

4

4

Swedish

3

3

3

 

Professional Experience Record:

 

Date: 08/66 - 03/71

Location: Lahti, Finland

Company: Teens Ky

Position: Production Manager

Description:

Responsible for the production and technical development of the company producing ladies outerwear

Date: 04/71 - 09/72

Location: Turku, Finland

Company: Triumph
International

Position: Production Manager

Description:

Responsible for the production and technical development of the company producing ladies underwear

Date: 10/72 - 09/74

Location: Tampere, Finland

Company: Oy Finlayson Ab

Position: Production manager of the clothing factory

Description:

Responsible for the production and technical development of the clothing factory producing ladies outerwear

Date: 10/74 - 07/77

Location: Lahti, Finland

Company: Luhta Oy/
L-Fashion Group

Position: Project Engineer

Description:

Responsible for the technical projects of the company producing men’s and ladies sports- and outerwear

Date: 08/77 - 12/79

Location: Vantaa, Finland

Company: Oy Finlayson Ab

Position: Technical Director of the clothing division

Description:

Responsible for the reorganisation, production and technical development of the clothing division producing men’s and ladies outerwear and work wear

Date: 01/80 - 03/81

Location: Zug, Switzerland

Company: Kurt Salmon Ass.

Position: Consulting Engineer

Description:

Numerous consulting assignments within clothing and knitwear industries in Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland

Date: 04/81 - 10/87

Location: Vantaa, Finland

Company: EA-Projects Ltd. Oy

Position: Consulting Engineer

Description:

Numerous consulting assignments of planning and reorganizing of production within clothing, knitwear and textile industries in Canada, Finland, GB and Portugal

Date: 11/87 -

Location: Vantaa, Finland

Company: EA-Projects Ltd. Oy

Position: Senior Partner,
Member of the Board

Description:

Responsible for the technical development projects of the company. Numerous consulting assignments within sewn products, knitwear and textile industries in Estonia, Finland, GB, Hungary, India, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Turkey and Yugoslavia

 

References:

 

Country

Date

Description of Activities

Finland

2001

TEKES: Developing of supply/ennoble chain of Finnish blue fox

Yugoslavia

2001

IFC (International Finace Corporation): Sector Study of Yugoslavian Clothing Industry

Finland

2001

Hämeen Lanka Oy: Developing of new business plan of a carpet yarn company

Portugal

2000 -
2001

Summavielle, Amorim & Ca., S.A. : Planning and implementation of new production system of men’s overcoat and leisure wear company

Finland

2000

Salpomec Oy: Developing of company’s organisation and planning and control procedures

Finland

2000 -

Dataform/MBC Oy: Expert consultant of clothing business to develop a new Internet based module in clothing industries software

Portugal

2000

Narciso Machado & Co., Lda.: Planning and implementation of new production system of shirt’s and blouse’s factory

Portugal

1999 -
2000

Vissuto Indústria de Confeccoes: Planning and implementation of new production system

Finland

1999 -

Salpomec Oy: Starting of company’s Indian market

Finland

1999

PK-Turkis Ky: Survey to develop and market a new fur product based on new technology and business idea (TEKES)

Finland

1998 -

Salpomec Oy: Planning of production systems to company’s customers in Portugal, India and Egypt, training of sails personal

Finland

1998 -

Helsingin Villakehräämö HVK: Developing of organisation and production planning of a yarn factory

Portugal

1998 -
1999

Idalina Corrente & Teixeira, Lda: Planning and implementation of new production system of a ladies garment factory

Russia

1998

ACS (American Capital Systems)/Angarsk Sewing Factory: Planning of a sewing room production system

Portugal

1998

A Nova Alvorada Lda.: Diagnostic study of a knit ware dye house (ITIM-project)

Portugal

1997 -
1998

Joaquim Mesquita & Cardoso Lda.: Planning and implementation of manufacturing and production system in a shirt factory

Finland

1996

Scala Oy: Installation of quality system ISO 9002

Scotland

1996

Babygro Limited: Planning of manufacturing and production system in children’s tricot factory

Ireland

1996

Snickers Production Ltd.: Planning of manufacturing and production system in a work wear factory

Finland

1995 -
1999

Karjalan Puku Oy: Reorganisation of production in men’s suit factory with team work concept and payroll system, quality systems, planning of implementation of new EDP – system

Finland

1995 -
1999

A. Fredrikson Oy: Reorganisation of a hat company using team work and quality management systems

Belgium

1995

Andres NS: Planning of a material and product warehousing systems in a ladies’ clothing company

Finland

1995 - 1998

Salpomec Oy: Development of manual and mechanical transportation and production systems for clothing industries and warehousing

Estonia

1995 - 1997

Baltika Ltd.: Training of a lay planning software in a men’s suit factory; Training, installation and operation plan of a computer aided standard time system

Finland

1994 -
1999

Grünstein Product Oy: Re-engineering of the production in a fur manufacturing company

Finland

1994 - 1999

Pola Oy: Reorganisation of material handling and cutting room with new payroll system, planning of implementation of new EDP- system

Finland

1994 - 1995

Oy Terinit Ab: Re-engineering of a sport wear company and developing of product sourcing organisation

Portugal

1994

Soporcol Lda. And Textil Lobo, Machado Lda.: RETEX-diagnostic studies

Finland

1993 -
1994

Oy Annikki Karvinen Ltd.: Planning of new production premises and production systems

Turkey

1993

Reima Textil: Improvement of production

Estonia

1992 -
1993

Industrial Sector Study of Estonia
Clothing Industry, Study of Estonian EDP-companies for a Finnish software house

Portugal

1992 -
1993

Cofinca Lda.: Improvement of computer aided systems in production

Germany

1992

Finn Karelia GmbH: Developing of EDP - system in warehousing

Finland

1991 -

Dataform Oy: Development of EDP – systems for clothing business, development of quality system ISO 9000

Finland

1991 -
1999

Cadvisio Oy: Development of EDP – systems for clothing industry, marketing of systems

Finland

1989 -
1999

Top-Knit Oy: Reorganising of a flat knit manufacturer, training of new enterprises

Poland

1989 -
1991

Training of a subcontractor to a Finnish garment factory, Feasibility study of a spinning mill

Lithuania

1988 - 1990

Lelija: Planning of a shirt factory

Hungary

1989

Training of a subcontractor to a Finnish garment factory (Tutta Oy)

Germany

1988

Finn Karelia GmbH: Improvement of warehousing system

Finland

1987 -
1991

Tutta Oy: Improvement of the production, planning of a new tricot factory (knitting, dyeing finishing and manufacturing

Canada

1987

Barmish Inc.: Planning of a new production unit of trousers

Finland

1985 - 1998

L-Fashion Group Oy (Rukka, Big-L,Luhta, Skila): Improvement of production in rain, leather and sport ware units, systematic product development and technical product development, team work training and installing of quality system

Portugal

1984 -
1987

CEE Lda.: Improvement of tricot production

Canada

1983 -
1984

Wescott Fashion Inc.: Improvement of production in sewing room

Finland

1981 -
1996

P.T.A. Group Oy: Improvement of production in a ladies’ garment factory

Finland

1981 -
1995

Finn Karelia Virke Oy: Development of production systems in material and garment manufacturing, development of technical product development, team work and quality systems

Germany

1980

Falke GmbH: Improvement of production in sewing units

Denmark

1980

Brandtex A/S: Improvement of production in cutting room

 

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