Ara Hopia has over 30 years’ experience in management and leadership. He has worked, for example, in a bank as a marketing and customer relationship manager and as a sales director. Ara has established and led many expert businesses over his long entrepreneurial career. He has solid experience in developing executive team operations, building growth programs, recruitment and onboarding processes and recruiting key personnel. Through his banking career he obtained versatile and personal experience on executive team work.
Finance, telecommunications, retail and food industries are very familiar for Ara. He knows broadly the challenges and factors in sales, marketing, customer relations, human resources and general management.
Ara has Master’s Degree in Administrative Sciences from University of Tampere. He has completed several trainings in leadership, organisational development and coaching. He is also working in the boards of several expert organisations. Ara has also completed CBM-training (Certified Board Member).