Johto Advisors – COMPANY

Johto Advisors is founded by executive search consultants who are among the most experienced experts in their field.

We have a clear focus on serving Industrial, Energy and Professional Services companies in their CEO, CFO and CIO needs. In our business such a clear focus on specific industries and positions differentiates us from other companies.

We believe that our specialization coupled with excellent knowledge of the leadership market in Finland and abroad will serve our customers in the best possible way.

Johto Advisors’ partner trio has collectively conducted over 950 C-level Executive Searches and 2500 leadership assessments worldwide. We have completed 50 Boards and 200 Management Audits.

More important than the numbers, however, is the quality of our work which we keep high each assignment at a time.

Olli-Pekka Vaara

Olli-Pekka has worked as an Executive Search Consultant for two decades. He has extensive experience in international Executive Search and Management and Board Audits. He has coached both management teams and individual executives. Olli-Pekka has also worked in the metal industry as a Business Unit Director and Director of Human Resources for almost 10 years. He holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering.

Senior Partner
ollipekka.vaara@johtoadvisors.fi
+358 40 543 7145

Jaana Pollari

Jaana joined Executive Search Industry in 2007. She has extensive experience working with listed and family-owned companies in the industrial and professional services sector. Jaana is known and valued for her uncompromisingly high-quality work, which is why her customer relationships are long-lasting partnerships. Jaana’s work experience is from professional services and private healthcare where she held senior management positions in marketing and communications, as a member of the leadership team. Jaana holds M.Sc. Economics and BBA in Financial Management. In addition, she completed her eMBA at Henley Business School in 2020.

Senior Partner
jaana.pollari@johtoadvisors.fi
+358 400 849 609

Tuomas Leinonen

Tuomas has over two decades of experience as a Recruitment and Executive Search consultant. Prior to that, he worked in the international mechanical engineering and machine-building industry in managerial roles. He has extensive experience in Executive Search, Management Audit and organisational development. Tuomas has particularly strong experience in serving Energy and Industrial companies. Tuomas holds a Master of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Senior Partner
tuomas.leinonen@johtoadvisors.fi
+358 400 843 809

OUR VALUES