Mikko Nieminen

Mikko brings a strategic mindset and partners with clients to future-proof their leadership capabilities and unlock their full potential.

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Mikko Nieminen leverages his background in strategic consulting to advise boards, CEOs, and executives on leadership recruitment and development. He leads assignments across industries in CEO succession, non-executive board, and CXO positions with specific expertise in the Industrial and Private Capital Industries. Based in Helsinki, Mikko currently leads Russell Reynolds Associates’ operations in Finland. Mikko has deep expertise in business strategy, business transformation, organizational design, M&A, and post-merger integration.  

Previously, he spent nearly 20 years at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), most recently as a partner and managing director. During his time at BCG, Mikko led the firm’s people and organization practice and transformation practice in the Nordic region.

“Not because it’s easy, but because it’s hard.” - John F. Kennedy

Mikko holds an MS in industrial engineering and management from the Tampere University of Technology and an MS in finance from the Helsinki School of Economics.
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Areas of Expertise

Board Director and Chair Search Board of Directors CEO Succession Chief Executive Officers Customer Activation and Growth Executive Search Operations and Supply Chain Officers Private Capital Technology

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