M.Sc. (Agric.) Mikko Marttila(37 years) is appointed as Commercial Director of Agritek Oy on 1st March 2021. Marttila will move to the position from Lantmännen Agro Oy. Marttila will be responsible for the agricultural business of SGN Group and will be a member of the SGN Group management group. Marttila reports to the SGN Group CEO Ilkka Brander.
Mikko Marttila has been working in the field of agricultural trade since 2008 and most of the time at Kesko corporation and later at Lantmännen Agro. He has worked as a Product Manager and team leader in agricultural machinery trade and later as a Sales Director and a member of the Kesko agricultural trade management group. In addition to Finland, he has been responsible for business in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Most recently at Lantmännen Agro Mikko has been responsible for aftermarket, store concepts and store selection with his team.
Mikko lives in Helsinki but during weekends he likes to spend time on his farm in Ikaalinen doing forestry, working with tractors and fishing. His hobbies are also jogging and Youth Chamber of Commerce.
” We are committed to a long-term and strong development of the SGN Group’s agricultural trade. We believe that Mikko´s experience in developing business, sales and customer relationships together with his energetic and inspirational nature helps us to speed up development opportunities. Our end customers, farmers, modernize their business rapidly and we want to be at the forefront with our dealers offering latest solutions for farmers”, says SGN Group CEO Ilkka Brander.
Mikko is full of energy starting his new role as Commercial Director at Agritek Oy. “It is great to start developing new customer-oriented solutions and services from a new perspective with a new team in a strong, traditional and well-known company. I want to be for our dealers and farmers an encouraging supervisor and above all a partner who listens their needs”, says Mikko.
”I enjoy a work where we dare to look forward with courage, bring new technologies to develop customers operations and have a trust in the vitality of rural areas. We must be active and curious about new opportunities”, says Mikko.
Ilkka Brander tel. 050 388 3108 email@example.com
Agritek Oy is one of Finland’s largest hardware store companies, which operates through a private, country-wide domestic dealer network agriculture. The company’s turnover is approximately 40 million. € ja they have 20 employees. The tractor and work machine brands represented by Agritek Oy are e.g. New Holland, Case IH and Kverneland. Agritek is part of SGN Group. www.agritek.fi
SGN Group is a strong and developing Finnish family business in the trade sector, founded in 1933, which is known for international well-known branded products. The group also has significant business operations in Russia and Sweden. The industries include home and leisure products, sports, agriculture, industrial equipment and equipment related to snowmaking and maintenance. SGN Group’s turnover in 2019 was approximately 129 million € and employs approximately 120 employees. The group’s head office is located in Vantaa. www.sgn.fi