Ari-Matti Purhonen works as a Senior Consultant and Partner for AIMS International Finland, focusing on Executive Search, Management Audits and Business Mentoring/Coaching.

During past 20 years Ari-Matti has had a privilege to work for many valued B2B and B2C brands. He has delivered strong results in leadership positions covering Telecommunication, ICT, Consulting, Retail, Manufacturing, Logistics, Purchasing and Services business areas. He has experienced successful transformations between different industries and gained personal experience including successful onboardings to executive positions, organizing transformations and structural changes, key position recruitment’s, team and talent development in various working environments and cultures.

He holds M.Sc in Industrial Engineering and Management. Ari-Matti is also a Certified Practitioner for Competency and Cognitive Ability assessments.


I was born in Mikkeli and after studies lived the past 20+ years in the Metropolitan Area with my wife and two children. I am an experienced business leader and what I´m inspired in our industry is the opportunity to meet business leaders from various industries and help them to reform and grow their businesses through people. My personal identified top strengths are responsibility, maximizer, positivity and arranger, which reflects also well my way of working. In my spare time I enjoy golf and other sport activities.