As the founder and owner of FinDe Business Consulting, I have more than 20 years of work experience in International Sales, Marketing and Recruitment.
I was born in Finland, I moved to Germany 20 years ago.
Prior to this position, I worked as a Country Manager Germany- Sales Manager Europe for Finnish thermoforming company Satatuote Oy. My main tasks were developing and proposing comprehensive strategies in order to improve the organizations position, and grow revenues, profitability and awareness of Satatuote Oy in Central Europe.
Before that I spent four years as Sales Director for the German pharmaceutical wholesale company Sanacorp Pharmahandel GmbH. In extremely challenging times for the pharmaceutical wholesale firms marked by stiff discount battles, my team and I nevertheless consistently achieved turnovers of over € 1,1 billion p.a.
Before Sanacorp I worked ten years for Manpower, latest as Head of National Key Account Management. At this time, with a highly successful sales effort, my team and I closed contracts with almost all DAX 30 companies, which resulted in a sales volume over € 1 billion p.a.. During this time, I was also responsible for setting up a joint venture between Deutsche Telekom AG and Manpower, the Vivento Interim Services GmbH, for whom I also recruited the new CEO. In this time I managed to develop and build intensive recruiting experience at managerial levels all the way up to board level. In my entire time at Manpower I was consistently tasked with finding top quality candidates for our clients.
I went to Manpower after starting up, building, expanding and successfully selling my own business center company in Cologne in 2000.
I began my professional career in Finland working as a sales representative for Orion Pharma.
I now have over 20 years’ business experience in Europe - from running my own company to high level managerial positions in firms from many different sectors in the European business market.
I can fluently communicate in Finnish, which is my mother language, German and English.
Our clients are international companies searching for perfect matches between job offer and executive talent. In the past we have worked for, amongst others, Deutsche Telekom AG, Deutsche Post AG and Arvato Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGAa.
Apotheke Adoch 2012
EMEA - President's Club Budapest 2007
Medizin & Technik 2015
Industrie und Hamdelskammer / Business Coach 07.2017
World Trade Center, Turku 14.09.2017