CEO and Management Team

Igor Nagaev

Igor Nagaev

CEO

b 1964
Doctor of Science, Master of Science in Economics and Engineering
Igor Nagaev has more than two decades of experience in the compressor industry. He has previously served as CEO of Atlas Copco in Poland and Senior Vice President, Global Customers in Atlas Copco’s Oil-Free Compressors Division.

Vesa Leino

Vesa Leino

Interim CFO

b. 1969
Master of Science in Economics
Vesa Leino is an experienced financial professional. He has led finance, business control and strategy work for significant business units including Nokia and Microsoft. In addition, Vesa has led a stock listed company and a wide range of projects including an acquisition, divestments and business transfer.

Kimmo Pyykönen

Kimmo Pyykönen

COO

b 1980
Bachelor of Engineering
Kimmo Pyykönen started with Tamturbo in 2015, when his first task was to build a sales process and assemble a sales channel in Finland so that new compressor models could be piloted and sold efficiently and profitably. Kimmo Pyykönen has previously worked for more than 10 years in the supply chain and procurement at Sandvik Mining and Construction.

Brecht Vanlee

Brecht Vanlee

CCO

b 1987
Master of Science in Engineering
Brecht Vanlee joined the Tamturbo team in 2019. He has nearly ten years of experience in the compressor industry, during which he has worked at Atlas Copco as well as AF Compressor, particularly in the areas of sales, business development, engineering and project management.

Hannu Heinonen

Hannu Heinonen

Vice President, Americas

b 1962
Bachelor of Engineering, MBA
Hannu Heinonen is responsible for developing Tamturbo’s business operations in North and South America. Hannu Heinonen has more than 30 years of experience in the sale and marketing of industrial compressors in the Americas and globally for Gardner Denver and its predecessor Tamrotor, as well as for FuSheng in Taiwan and ELGi Equipments in India.

Heli Malinen

Heli Malinen

Marketing Manager

b 1977
Master of Science
Heli Malinen joined the Tamturbo team in 2019. She has extensive experience in marketing, communications and project management.