Reward Agency a professional, experienced, independent and reliable management and rewards consultancy founded in the spring of 2015. We help our clients to improve performance and results. Tailored and customer focused solutions are based on extensive know-how, experience and a clear vision on what constitutes effective leadership and rewards.
Samuli Sistonen, Founder & Managing Director
Samuli has 20 years diverse and international experience from leading businesses and people, developing HR management, and consulting in performance management and rewards. Prior to founding Reward Agency, Samuli worked as the Managing Director of Mercer Finland and before then he was the Country Manager at Hay Group. He has also worked as a consultant at Deloitte and PwC. At Tapiola Group Samuli was responsible for recruitments, personnel planning and rewards at the beginning of this millennium.
Over the years Samuli has supported hundreds of companies to develop HR, leadership, performance management and rewards. The clients come from different industries and vary from global listed companies to medium and small sized growth companies in Finland and abroad. The counterparts at client side are typically company owners, boards, executive management and HR professionals.
Samuli has written two books about performance management and rewards. Paranna tuloksia ja palkitse (Improve results and reward) was published by Talentum in 2008. During 2010-2011 Samuli acted as the Chairman of the Board and Executive Remuneration working group of Boardman – a Finnish Board professionals’ organization. As a result of the unique group’s cooperation the book Johdon palkitseminen (Executive rewards) was published in autumn 2011.
Samuli holds a Master’s Degree from Helsinki University majoring in economics with minors in mathematics and statistics. Samuli also holds a Master’s Degree from Helsinki School of Economics majoring in organisation and leadership with minor in accounting.
Ville Kämppi, Partner & Asia Business Leader
Ville Kämppi joined Reward Agency team in the spring of 2017. Ville has ten years of international experience in consulting, business development and diplomacy. Ville has lived and worked in Asia for several years and brings with him customer focused consulting knowledge for example from Mercer, Stanton Chase and Finpro. During his career in the diplomatic service Ville served at the Finnish representations in Brussels and Shanghai prior to returning to consulting.
Ville participates in client projects from Malaysia and is responsible for business development in Asia. Ville resides in Johor Bahru, which is right next to Singapore, the centre of South East Asian financial markets. Dynamic and rapidly growing South East Asia is a favourable location for developing business. We are seeking growth from the Asian markets both through Nordic companies operating in the region as well as local markets.
Ville received his education in Finland, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong majoring in economics with minors in statistics and econometrics. Through his international education and connections expanding business and consulting specifically in Asia is a natural extension to his career.