Jaakko Koppinen


+358 40 8487 252

Jaakko has 24 years’ experience as a Global Operations Executive transforming organizations in complex and global businesses towards customer focus and value-based selling. Jaakko has worked and had profit and loss responsibilities in leading companies including Sandvik, Konecranes, Caterpillar and Orica.

Jaakko is a strategic and visionary hands-on professional with a proven track record of strong execution and delivery according to plan. He is passionate in promoting growth and operational excellence. Based on his entrepreneurial mindset Jaakko is also renowned for having the courage and ability to capture and realize new business opportunities.

Jaakko’s core competencies include:

  • Creating and executing successful growth strategies
  • Manufacturing and production strategies and operational excellence
  • Digitalization and automation of both equipment and processes
  • Value based selling, account management and customer segmentation
  • Product strategy and lifecycle management (e.g. design to cost, design to value)
  • Process development
  • Sales and operational planning (S&OP) optimization
  • Product marketing and brand development
  • In-depth industry expertise in industrial goods, manufacturing and mining

Jaakko holds an M.Sc. (Materials Science and Rock Engineering) from Helsinki University of Technology (currently Aalto University).