Mikko Turtiainen, Vice President, Global Sales – Market Management, Finnair as of 1 November 2015.
Mikko joined Finnair in 1999 and since then gathered extensive experience in sales and business development divisions within Finnair and the airline industry. His history at Finnair includes Sales responsibilities in Finland, North America and Asia. He started the Shanghai route for Finnair successfully. He has also worked for Revenue Management Pricing, as well as lead the Finnair Cargo Sales organization
Currently Mikko is heading up the Finnair Global sales organization while being part of the Commercial Leadership team. He emphasizes the development of digital solutions and implementation of new capabilities, while pushing for new approaches that can be adopted in sales. As part of the Commercial Leadership team, he also contributes to the commercial strategy laying out the overall direction of Finnair.
He values strong communication skills and enhances a positive and energetic atmosphere.
Mikko is happily married with three children. As a Finn he is a big hockey fan, as well as enjoys team sports.