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A Spectrum of Health

According to Managing Director Mikko Vasama, Philips is nowadays "100% health technology". Everything they now do can be linked back to health. This may come as a bit of a surprise, so we sat down to talk with him some more....

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22 May
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Nordea and Launchpad USA Join Forces

Every growth company’s instinct is to seek new markets, business opportunities and business partners. As the largest economy and the biggest consumer market in the world, the U.S. has a strong appeal. To help companies enter the U.S. market, Nordea will now offer its customers...

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16 May
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Fly High, Land Safely

If the authorities decide to make an unannounced inspection – is your company ready? Crisis management plans are important. They may save you your company and your career....

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20 March
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Managing Your Diversity Portfolio

Fact: Multicultural teams outperform homogeneous ones. Fact: The addition of one “foreigner” to a team increases financial turnover. Fact: Cultural differences can enhance our work environments. But let’s be honest. It’s not always easy....

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17 March
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Influencing in a Post-Truth World

Corporate citizens have much to contribute. Now we know how they’d like to do it. We called up the Amcham membership to discuss how they think influencing should happen in today’s day and age. That’s a hot topic for several reasons....

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02 March
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Be the Edge

Where are you grooming your talent? We mean, your talent! Personally.   We hope you feel proud when there’s new investment coming to your neck of the woods. Because all things being equal, it is talent that attracts investment. That’s the critical factor. So, smile.   This in...

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16 February
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Digital Paradox: You Need the Face Time

It was so useful to talk about digital transformation that the seventeen C.E.O.s in the room swore to continue the dialogue.   “Top management is not really up to speed about the digital disruption.” That’s what Petteri Poutiainen, Salesforce’s Country Manager in Finland, hears quite frequently.   Petteri begs...

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09 February
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Hot Cool Brand

Michel Dallemagne has done it with Dove, Sunsilk and TRESemme. Now the freshly minted C.E.O. is building a global brand for Lumene.   Michel makes it clear right off the bat. There are some must-get-rights of successful branding.   “A brand story has got to be emotionally appealing and...

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07 February
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The Winner Shares It All

Collaboration is not just the best way to excel in today’s world – it’s the only way, says OP’s Jouko Pölönen. Why does a Finnish financial group go into building hospitals? Or, for that matter, is extremely active at Amcham Finland? We applaud both, make...

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17 January
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Savvy and Connected

How can we make Finland a more globally savvy and connected market? That’s what we as a business community asked ourselves four years ago. The answer was: By making Amcham a true international business hub that enables the success of its members and, as a...

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11 January
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Promoting Change in 2017

You have come to know Amcham as a champion of inward investment and top talent. As the new Head of Advocacy, I’m happy to assure you that that is the one thing that is not going to change. My main goal is to drive diversification...

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10 January
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New Year Brings Nordic Expansion

With opening up an office in Stockholm, Amcham will be closer to its growing membership in the Scandinavian countries. Tuomo K. Keinänen, a seasoned business executive, served for two years on the advisory board of Amcham’s investment program, so the transition has been smooth. Tuomo...

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04 January