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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Everyone’s talking about it. Many specialize in it. But how knowledgeable are we of the extent to which it will affect us?... Read More
Finland’s got everything employers are looking for: an abundance of highly educated, experienced and capable young talent. Companies, however, could use an extra dose of courage to realize its potential.... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
The Life Science Group has initiated a project that breaks down barriers and pursues real opportunities to grow business cross-industry.
On December 13, Amcham Finland launched a new project in the life-science industry. The LS Growth Project is staffed with seasoned business-development professionals, who will systematically... Read More
The new Life Science Group gives companies business-development support they thought they’d never have.
Finland has a thriving life science business sector with hundreds of companies and dozens of pharma or life science related universities and institutions.
What else does Finland have? Extensive health data and... Read More
2016 marks another year of growth for the Launchpad USA program – in Finland, the U.S. and the rest of the world. Events such as Lift Off EdTech NYC and The Future of Learning have made waves that the program expects to ride into 2017... Read More
The election of Donald Trump as the 45th U.S. president was an event unlike any other. I don’t think the world has ever experienced a political ascension so universally interesting and riveting. News-media outlets everywhere broke visitor records. There seemed to be no one, including... Read More
As of this year, only 4.6% of S&P 500 companies had female CEOs. That’s 45.4% of female leadership we’re missing out on. Amcham’s most recent Women’s Network on Life-Changing Moments in Leadership featured two distinguished individuals with impressive backgrounds as leaders.... Read More
Got your Brexit, product launch and advocacy figured out? Don’t worry. As the markets move, so do we. Meet our new team members.
Rosa Thurman has recently started as the Director of Investment Programs. She’s lived in London for most of her working life, first in... Read More
Asko Lindqvist is confident in Finland’s operational and technical competency to carry out the SQ2020 and HX Fighter Program procurements and highlights the importance of focusing upon the commercial and legal requirements.... Read More
Last month I spent a couple of days in Washington D.C., mostly in a conference room called Eisenhower – with his pictures and speeches covering the walls.... Read More
By Eva Rytter Sunesen
Finland outperforms the rest of the EU when it comes to having an attractive climate for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). So far, Finland hasn’t been able to transform the favourable policy framework into significant FDI inflows. Finland thus foregoes much needed capital,... Read More
Ever since Finland ranked at the top of the international education comparison PISA in 2000, there has been a raging global debate on whether the winning factors can be implemented beyond Finland. First, to the great disappointment of education policy makers everywhere, it seemed that... Read More
Amcham's most recent Executive Forum followed the story of Panu Routila, C.E.O. of Konecranes and his first 100 days managing the company.
Johannes Piha of Borenius was also in attendance as an expert in the topic at hand.
It's not only the China factor changing the game. Here... Read More