AIMS Finland Client Bulletin

Dear Client and Partner,

AIMS Finland’s business operations have increased in profitability for five consecutive years. We have started the year 2015 vigorously, and the growth of our business operations has continued in accordance with our plans.

Changes and appointments in our company:

The company’s long-term managing director and partner, Mika Hiltunen, has decided to leave the employ of the company. Denis Mattsson has been appointed in his place. The transition will be implemented at the outset of the summer in a flexible manner, without any disturbance to client projects.

Denis Mattsson has functioned in the employ of AIMS Finland as a senior advisor and member of the Board of Directors since 2013, and before this he had a significant career in management tasks at FMCG and in the food industry sector, most recently as managing director of Scan AB in Sweden. Denis Mattsson will also continue as a member of the Board, and has been invited to become a partner in the firm.

Mika Hiltunen has successfully managed AIMS Finland since 2009, renewing the company and its business operations in accordance with the goals and strategy set by the Board of Directors. ”We would like to thank Mika for the significant contribution he has made on behalf of the company and our clients, and we hope that this successful cooperation will also continue in the future,” Aulis Kannisto, Chairperson of AIMS Finland’s parent company, asserts.

Markku Krutsin has been appointed senior consultant and a member of the management team as of 1 May 2015. He has enjoyed a long career in the food industry, wholesale and retail sales sectors. Markku is concentrating on Executive searches, resourcing and assessment projects in various organizational change and development situations. He has also been invited to become a partner in the firm.

Pasi Honkalahti has started in the employ of the company as a senior consultant starting 1 April 2015. Pasi has functioned for a long time in the Executive Search field. He has long experience in Executive search projects both in Finland and internationally. He is mainly concentrating on managing director-, management group- and administrative-related projects, and has accumulated experience from a variety of business sectors in both listed and family companies as well as in portfolio enterprises respective to their main shareholders.

Sanna Kröger started on 23 February 2015 as a Research Consultant and is focusing on candidate surveying in demanding Executive searches. Sanna has functioned for a long period of time in the Executive Search field. She is helping to consolidate AIMS Finland’s skilled and knowledgeable research team.

Merja Saranpää has started on 27 April 2015 as AIMS Finland’s financial and office assistant. She is in charge of current running matters at AIMS’ Helsinki office as well as the company’s financial management. Merja has previously functioned in demanding financial management assistant tasks.

AIMS Finland has moved to new premises in Helsinki’s central business district, address: Unioninkatu 20-22. You are welcome to visit and discuss how we are able to provide valuable support to your business resourcing.

You can find the telephone numbers and email addresses of our consultants on our website:

Wishing you a pleasant and successful spring!

Denis Mattsson and the AIMS Team