Marko Summanen is currently VP Business Development, Europe at Fisher International. Marko is a paper industry professional with over 25 years of experience across management consulting, strategic, tactical, engineering, and sales functions as well as a worldwide scope that includes work in China, Southeast Asia, the US, Canada, and many European countries.
Prior to joining Fisher International, he held various positions at Valmet, running projects that included starting up 10 new paper machines in Europe, NA and Asia - among them, UPM Tervasaari PM8, making specialty papers. Most recently as a Director of Service and Mill Improvements, his team focused on paper mill efficiency improvements and cost savings. He was also responsible for agreements business and developing the new services business models.
Throughout his career, Mr. Summanen has championed the transformative power of data-driven management. At Fisher, his solutions-focused approach helps clients improve performance and expand their position in the marketplace using data, analytics, and leveraged consulting.