Highly Energetic and Passionate Leader for Global Operations and Business Development who overcomes complex business challenges and makes high-stakes decisions using experience-backed judgment. I have a strong work ethic and am a proponent of empowerment and accountability and dedicated for growth and quality operations and helping persons in my team to be successful. I have run start-ups, private and public companies and established operations in the USA, Europe, China and Russia and negotiated contracts with vendors and Fortune 1000 companies having a consistent record of delivering results in growth, revenue, operational performance and profit.  I’m driven by vision, strategy, and execution by implementing Key Performance Indicators and controlling results and introducing continuous improvement and zero defect mentality. My background extends from software and furniture over medical devices to high-tech, rubber and plastics industries. I'm familiar with multicultural and multiple site operations with lean manufacturing.


·         Corporate Strategy and Organizational Development with Execution and follow through

·         Business Development: building sales channels, developing exports and customer relations

·         Start-Up and fast growth experience in the USA and Europe (Deloitte's fast 500)

·         International leadership and experience with multi-site operation

·         Turnaround Management and Cost Reduction

·         Zero Defect Operations and Project Management


  • Lived and worked in the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany and the USA and traveled for business in Canada, China, India, Western and Eastern Europe, Dubai, Saudi-Arabia and South-Africa
  • Fluent in English, Finnish, German and Swedish and having basic skills in Czech and French

Capabilities and skills

Visionary Leader for growth, Strategic Thinker, Strong execution, International channel management, Business Developer, Collaborative leadership style, Continuous improvement, Result-oriented, Effective and Accountable, Mergers and Integration, Turnaround experience and Multi-lingual

Work History

Work History

Senior Executive VP

Isku Interior oy
Nov 2014 - Present

International Operations, Healthcare Business Development, CEO of Occupational Healthcare Company Apila

Board Member

NewIcon Oy
May 2015 - Present

Robotics and automation solutions for hospitals and pharmacies. My role as international operations director in the board.


Aug 2011 - Sep 2014

Sales improvement and cost reduction. Budgets and Overall P/L.


Teknikum Group
Sep 2006 - Jul 2011

Overall strategy, budget, P&L, sales, setting up a factory in Russia and China.


Efore USA Inc.
Jul 2000 - Aug 2006

Cost reduction and growth, total P&L.