Pirkko: COO/Managing Director - Finland

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iCEO™: 51853
Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: Finland
Home Country: Finland


CEO of Food processing company and a Finnish biotech CMO with a strong marketing and sales background.

Major Achievements

I have turned a division of a large public food processing company into an independent SME and also restructured the brand portfolio and was in charge of general management of the company that employed directly 60 and indirectly almost 100 people. I brought the biotech CMO into international market and acquired client projetcs around the world and also found a new Indian owner to the company.

Industry Sector Competencies

• IT/Computer Hardware
• Systems Integration
• BioTech
• Bioprocesses, food industry
• Consumer Goods
• Medical Equipment

Professional Objectives

• Function: CEO, Marketing and sales director, business development, on permanant or interim basis. Also transfer and take over business after aquisition.
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Finland, Sweden, Baltic Countries, Middle-Europe

Additional Professional Interests

• Non Executive Director Assignments

Countries Covered

• Finland

Operational Competencies

• Technologies to market (Professional)
• Business development (Professional)
• Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
• New product or service launch (Professional)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)


Home Country:
Full time
MSc Food Science
Management experience:
More than 10 years
Company size:
Start-up, SMB
Interim Manager: