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Heliox appoints new CEO Mr Michael Colijn.

Best, 23 December 2019. Today we announce a change to the management team at Heliox. With great pleasure, Heliox would like to announce that as of 2nd of January 2020, Mr. Michael Colijn will join Heliox as CEO. Michael will be responsible for driving Heliox to the next level, building further on the established solid foundation.

Michael has vast experience in building international corporate ventures within the energy transition and renewables sector. He brings great international experience and has a proven track record in managing and growing global organizations with P&L responsibility.

Mark Smidt, founder of Heliox says: “With Michael’s arrival, Heliox is at full strength and is ready for our exciting future of fast growth supported by innovative and new great products and services. We anticipate on the EV- charging market to accelerate at an even faster speed. Heliox is fortunate to welcome Michael on board to take the lead and guide Heliox in the new decade."

“Heliox has propelled itself from start up to a scale up. I am honored to become part of a dedicated and highly motivated team to further built upon the strong brand equity of Heliox. I look forward to help Heliox shape the future of fast charging and energy transition”, says Michael Colijn.


For further questions about the appointment of Mr. Michael Colijn, please do not hesitate to contact Mark Smidt or Roel Vissers, (CFO).


Bio Michael Colijn

Michael Colijn had the privilege to receive his education in universities in Europe and USA, revolving around the topic of environmental physics, energy transition, energy law and entrepreneurship.

He started his international career in solar energy and has been able to contribute to the energy transition from the inside, in the past 20 years. In his last position, he was responsible for growing the Asia Pacific clean heating business as General Manager Heating Asia for Bekaert, world leader in ultra low emissions and high efficiency heating technology. During his tenure, the company grew exponentially due to the rapid introduction of new products, the development of a services arm and new business models and channels including turnkey BOT boiler room solutions.