Hyosung Corporation, the leading elastane producer in the world with the creora® brand, announces the appointment of a new Marketing Director to drive Hyosung’s long term commitment to excellence in the textile industry.
Mr. Mike Simko, Global Marketing Director, will lead the Hyosung’s global marketing for creora® elastane, MIPAN® nylon and specialty polyester fibers to deliver innovation, superior value, and collaborative services throughout the textile value chain. Mr. Simko, who previously worked for Invista and DuPont, joins Hyosung with over 20 years of textiles, chemicals and industrial experience with leadership positions in global marketing and sales, strategic planning, business development, research and development as well as manufacturing.
“We are delighted to welcome Mike to Hyosung,” shared Hyosung Chairman and CEO, Cho Hyun Joon. “His addition along with other new personnel in Europe, Asia, and USA combined with our continued investment in production facilities, underscores Hyosung’s long term commitment to the Textiles Industry.”
For speed to market in Europe, Hyosung invested in elastane manufacturing in Turkey in 2009 and has increased capacity 3 times since to service increased demand. “It’s an exciting time to join this dynamic organization and I look forward to leading the growing team,” said Mike Simko. “Look for our newest innovations in elastane, nylon and polyester along with the latest fabric trends at the upcoming ISPO show in January.”