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Jarmo Salonen

Program Director

“Jarmo has been successfully leading strategic business transformation and change programs, mostly in global context, covering Supply Chain, Finance & Control and HR processes, IT changes and corporate level business model renewals.“

Special skills

Key consulting specialisms:

  • Direct Search: finding key people to match with the strategic goals.

  • Professional Recruitment: managing and developing professional recruitment process and candidate management.

  • Talent and Leadership Advisory: developing talent management services from employer branding to offboarding. 


  • Talent Advisory: Helping various different companies in people related matters. Helping to search, build and coach winning teams.

  • People: Ability to see people’s potential and match it with strategical goals. Genuine interested in people.

  • Sales: Client relationship and new business development: account management and new customer acquisition experience. Very good in customer relations management.

  • Flexibility and resilience: Able to work well in constantly changing environment and with multiple projects at the same time. Strong fighting spirit. Willingness to learn and develop all the time.

Relevant experience

  • 8 years of experience in the Management Consulting industry•A few describing projects:

  • Management Audit: Conducted assessments of the management group as a part of a merger of multiple energy companies.

  • Direct Search: Finding multiple management consultants for an internationally awarded customer experience design company.

  • Professional Recruitment: Project manager for the recruitment of highly specialized and technical role for an international growth company in the industrial sector. 

  • Change Management: Project manager for a transformation project for a Finnish healthcare company.


  • MA Educational Science, Behavioral Science, Adult Education and Social and Organizational Psychology, Turku University

  • BA Educational Science, Behavioral Science, Adult Education and Psychology, Turku University

  • MUPI (Personality Inventory Testing), Mercuri Urval Business School