Finland

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. your competent partner in all personnel matters!

Our consultants support you throughout Finland in almost every province. Our staff has well-founded, extensive, and diverse know-how in virtually all industries and occupations, as well as many years of experience. As a full-service provider in all personnel matters, we offer services in the areas of executive search, personnel consulting, personnel development, potential analysis, outplacement and temporary work.

Staff

Meet the team behind Finland

Peter Wadsholt

Country Manager

Expertise

Peter Wadsholt is Country Manager in ISG Sweden, ISG Finland and ISG Latvia.

He has degrees in Law, Computing, Economics and NLP and 28 years of experience from Danish and international companies as Business Builder, Sales Executive, Executive Management and Lawyer.

Peter recruits across all management disciplines providing clients with a tailored search, advertised selection, recruitment support and assessment solutions as required. Furthermore, he can offer tailored outplacement support adjusted to the individual needs of employees.

Memberships

Peter is a member of the Danish-German Chamber of Commerce (Dansk-Tysk Handelskammer / Deutsch-Dänische Handelskammer) and is an expert in cross-border recruitment between Denmark, Germany and Sweden.

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Tero Pietilä

Managing Partner

Expertise

Tero has a long experience from Wholesale industry i.a. as Managing Director. He has also been envolved in international acquisition and was a key person in motivating employees after that. Tero is however very practical person and has even met the daily challenges of an IT-start-up as an interim Managing Director. He quickly understands the essentials of different business operations and how to engage the personnel on the grass-root level.

Tero helps you to find the skillful and motivated people you need to achieve your targets. No matter what kind of business or authority your organization is, take contact. Tero can offer any kind of support including tailored search, temporary consultants or even individual repositioning or outplacement support.

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Ilkka Lammassaari

Partner

Expertise

Ilkka Lammassaari is senior player in HR sector in Finland. His first tasks were carried out in 1995 and after that Ilkka has interviewed more than 5000 applicants and solved hundreds of organisational needs. Ilkka is also a Master Practitioner of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming).

Ilkka has a long experience in working together with busy directors and managers struggling towards their targets. Ilkka says he is NOT a consultant who comes to tell you what to do. You know best, what is your problem in question. But when the solution could be found by having skillful employees engaged in common targets, then Ilkka is there for you. Only in close co-operation with you and always according to your instructions and wishes Ilkka can act on the right time to add value into your business. Ilkka says: „My job is to make the job of the persons in charge easier. Decision making is their thing. I make the decision easier“.

Ilkka offers a full range of HR solutions: recruitment, head hunting, temporary consultants, interim managers, outplacement services or even just assistance in recruitment process if you want to do more by yourself.

Ilkka continues: „I am reliable, warm hearted, of course business-minded team player and …well-experienced HR professional. I believe that success consists of everyday work of the organisation AND timely use of value-adding services“.

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Samuli Yrjönen

Managing Partner

Expertise

Samuli Yrjönen climbed the corporate ladder in the construction and real estate industry at an early age. He has built his career around consulting and contracting. Samuli holds an engineering degree in construction, and CEO training from a private educator. He is also a partner in one of the leading diversity and inclusion consulting companies in Finland.

You will get your every HR service from Samuli. Ranging from recruitment and consultants to company culture and personnel services.

“I understand the mindset of an entrepreneur, director and an employee. That’s why I can make the best matches for your company.” 

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Majid Valeh

Partner

Expertise

Majid has broad experience in the areas of business management, project and program management, team leadership, running startups and mentoring entrepreneurs. He has gained this experience by working from 1999 in multiple companies and also running his own comapnies. He majored in telecom engineering and continued his study in MBA of international business management. Now he is managing his own company in Finland in digital health sector.

With years of professional experience as a manager in several companies and running his own companies, he has gained considerable experience in finding, attracting, selecting, and recruiting the right talents for business.

He takes great pleasure in working with people, consulting, and supporting them.

It will be his pleasure to listen to your need and provide the best support and solution for your business.

Now, Majid is Partner in ISG Finland and he focuses on the following sectors:

  • Technology
  • Business management
  • Consultancy
  • Health

By the way, if you need any help with startups, he is ready to provide consultancy and supports for you.

Motto: “We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.” – John C. Maxwell

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Marko Puruskainen

Managing Partner

Expertise

Marko Puruskainen is a Partner in ISG Finland via own company Pointsi Ltd.

He has master´s degree in Business Administration in Network Management and bachelor’s degree on the field of machine and plastic engineering. He has over 23 years of experience from Finland, European and Asian pacific companies as Business Leader, Sales, operations, and development. Latest years focus has changed from technology field to business Executive and human resources management. Start up and investors world is very familiar to him as with launching a new innovative products and companies in the past where has gained business EXIT experience as well.

Marko recruits across all management disciplines providing clients with a tailored search, advertised selection, recruitment support and assessment solutions as required. Furthermore, he can offer tailored outplacement support adjusted to the individual needs of employees. Extension to that, offering customers openminded and flexible staffing by Pointsi Ltd, where they have created over 115 employers service platform with his wife Nina Puruskainen CEO at the company, which was established on 2021 August. Pointsi is fully aligned to the operational targets with ISG says Marko and Nina. As Marko has a past life in Australia, his passion to business growth internationally has been in mind from the beginning.
More info www.pointsi.fi or Marko +358 400 237637

Memberships

Marko is a board member of the West Helsinki Entrepreneur association which is sub-organization to Finnish Entrepreneur association.

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Nina Puruskainen

Partner

Expertise

Nina Puruskainen is a partner in ISG Finland via own company Pointsi Ltd.

She has a master’s degree in social and healthcare management and development, and she has over 25 years of work history in social and health care. Her work history includes the first 15 years of working as a nurse in hospital and after that her work has included the operational management of nursing, the development and implementation of new services, recruitment, and training.

Nina recruits from all management disciplines, providing her clients with a customized search, advertised selection, recruitment support and evaluation solutions as needed. In addition, she can provide customized outplacement support adapted to the individual needs of employees. Throughout her career, human resource management has been an important success factor and she has created her own recruitment and HR management company in 2021 in August. Nowadays Pointsi Oy has more than 115 employees in the IT and healthcare segments. Pointsi values their customers and employees by offering the best solutions for their needs. The partnership with ISG supports the growth and gives new possibilities for the company. It is exciting to see what we will be able to achieve as a partners in the future.

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Services

We strive for our continuous development and the ongoing improvement of our services to exceed your expectations!