Jussi Heikkinen’s career at Wärtsilä started more than 40 years ago as a summer trainee within Wärtsilä shipyard and engine factory in his hometown Turku, Finland. Later, he joined Wärtsilä on a permanent basis.
Currently, as the Director of Growth and Development within Wärtsilä Energy Business, Jussi is heading market and project development as well as marketing activities in the Americas area. Before, he has worked in various positions from a salesman to a head of business unit and head of business development, and his career has taken him to many different countries: to Sweden where he stayed for five years, and now to the USA where he has worked two times, some six years in total. Jussi has been a member of the Energy Business’ management team several times since 1991.