BIIR in the press

International media

June 2015. Euromaidan Press

Danish entrepreneur: now is the time to invest in Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Donbas has made many foreign companies reluctant to invest in Ukraine. Thomas Sillesen, chairman of the Danish engineering company Biir, told Euromaidan Press about what makes a business successful, how hippies turned Denmark into the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, and that now is actually the time to invest in Ukraine.

Ukranian media

August 2017. Business Journal

According to Danish rules

As a businessman from Denmark Thomas Silessen builds engineering business in Odessa and instills zero zero tolerance for corruption Danish entrepreneur, chairman of the BIIR Group Thomas Silessen began to develop business in Ukraine in a very difficult time - in 2013 he opened the office of the company "BIIR Ukraine" in Lugansk.

July 2017. National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute"

KhPI prepares an agreement with a Danish company specializing in wind power engineering

KhPI visited a delegation of the Danish company BIIR. The purpose of the visit is to discuss cooperation in the training of students and employment of graduates of Politech. The company was introduced by BIIR Ukraine manager Jeppe Møllenbach Mortensen and head of HR department of Iryna Chernenko.

December 2015. Business Ukraine

Denmark in Ukraine

Special focus on Danish business in Ukraine including everything from LEGO toys to energy efficiency innovation

Danish media

August 2017. 24Nyt

Lack of engineers boost niche companies.

The lack of qualified engineers by Danish companies provides opportunities for engineering companies with international set up. With half of the employees in Ukraine, the engineering company BIIR has recorded record growth.

August 2017. Ritzau

Lack of engineers gives succes to niche companies

The lack of qualified engineers by Danish companies provides opportunities for engineering companies with international set up. With half of the employees in Ukraine, the engineering company BIIR has recorded record growth.

August 2017. Mælkeritidende

Lack of danish engineers, strenghtens niche company

BIIR Lean Engineering is an advisory engineering company with 100 employees at the head office in Aarhus, which works within a wide range of engineering areas. A large part of the tasks consist of assisting other engineering companies at peak loads, where the lack of Danish engineers often enters.

August 2017. Børsen

Lack of Danish engineers, so now "tough people" from Ukraine is doing the job.

In the Danish consulting engineering firm BIIR they are fond of Ukrainian engineers and expect that the branch in Ukraine in 2020 will have 500 employees - more than four times as many as today.

June 2017. Offshore Energy

Ukrainian engineers takes the Danish market by storm.

In 2017, the Danish-Ukrainian engineering company BIIR Engineering expects to employ engineer number 350. In three years, the company has doubled the staff and is on its way to becoming a market leader.

April 2017. Danish Industry Association

"Ukraine is the market with the world's biggest potential right now"

The engineering company BIIR expands with over 300 additional engineers at the office in Odessa. Co-owner Thomas Sillesen calls on Danish companies to bet on Ukraine now - today he spoke framework terms with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Industrial House

April 2017. Finans

Engineering company growths and hire in large scale after having started in Ukraine.

In a short time, Bojer Innovative Engineering Advisory (BIIR) has been successful with a venture in Ukraine, where it is also cheaper and easier to find employees.

April 2016. Metal Supply

Ukraine gearing of Danish Engineers is a success.

In BIIR's Ukrainian department, engineers work closely with companies in Denmark.

March 2016. Berlingske

Danish entrepreneur in Luhansk, “you simply cannot find better employees”

In 2013, Thomas Sillesen and his partners opened the engineering company Biir's office in Luhansk in Ukraine's Donbas region. A year later, the city was annexed by Russia. Nevertheless, he recommends everyone to expand the business to Ukraine.

Press kits

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