Mikko Leino
Mikko Leino

Mikko Leino (M.Sc. Eng.) has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Operations and member of Patria Group Management Team as of 8 April, 2024 when he starts in the position. Mikko Leino will report to Patria’s President and CEO Esa Rautalinko. 

Patria’s largest unit Operations is responsible for Patria’s production and supply chains. Mikko Leino brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the leadership of the unit, having previously served in several demanding executive positions in supply chain management, most recently at BMH Technology Oy. Prior to this, Mikko Leino has gained extensive experience in Evac Group, Mint of Finland (Suomen Rahapaja), Vaasan Group, Suunto and Nokia. 

“I warmly welcome Mikko to Patria. His experience and leadership will be invaluable as we continue to drive Patria’s growth strategy and continue the changes that we have already started in the Operations unit. We need to ensure that Patria is as efficient and lean as possible to tackle growing demand and to ensure deliveries of existing and new orders”, says Patria’s President and CEO Esa Rautalinko

The current holder of the position Manu Skyttä has taken up a new position outside of Patria. “I thank Manu for his committed work for Patria and wish him all the best also in the future”, Esa Rautalinko continues. 

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Patria is an international provider of defence, security and aviation life cycle support services, pilot training and technology solutions. Patria provides its aerospace and military customers with equipment availability, continuous performance development as well as selected intelligence, surveillance and management system products and services. Patria’s mission is to give its customers confidence in all conditions, and the vision is to be the #1 partner for critical operations on land, sea and air. Patria has several locations including Finland, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Estonia, the Netherlands and Spain. Patria employs over 3,000 professionals. Patria is owned by the State of Finland (50.1%) and Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (49.9%). Patria owns 50% of Nammo, and together these three companies form a leading Nordic defence partnership.