Marko Summanen

VP, Europe at Fisher International

Marko Summanen is a career paper industry professional with over 30 years of experience across strategic, tactical, engineering, and sales functions as well as a worldwide scope that includes China, Southeast Asia, the U.S., Canada, and several European countries.

Prior to joining Fisher, Marko held management positions at Valmet, running projects that included starting up 10 new paper machines. As Director of Service, he developed a new services business model focused on efficiency improvements and cost savings. 

Throughout his career, Marko has championed the transformative power of data-driven management. At Fisher, he uses his deep solutions-focused understanding of paper making operations to help clients improve performance and address the particular challenges faced by European players.  Work in his field includes management consulting focusing on grade conversion, goto market and investment support.

Marko holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Automation Engineering from the Technical Institute of Jyväskylä, Finland.