Amcham members have different reasons for joining the community. Here’s what they say:

“I have been working with Amcham Finland in different capacities during the last few years – ranging from specific project support to more general information requests, and most recently participating in some of the events organized by the Amcham team. The team are very knowledgeable, always willing to help, go the extra mile and have a genuine interest in the business – I have nothing but positive experiences and they have my full endorsement.”

Jyrki Ovaska
Executive Vice President, UPM

“It’s vital to have an exchange between companies of all sizes from varying industries and countries of origin.”

Jorma Ollila
Former Chairman of the Board, Royal Dutch Shell Plc. and Nokia Corporation

“To me, Amcham demonstrates what a 21st century chamber of commerce is, and should be, about.”

Jukka Rantala
Sales and Marketing Director, PEMAMEK

“I can truly recommend the Launchpad USA program. Amcham has helped us in understanding the American way of business thinking. They have assisted us in mapping our potential sales office location and making our market-entry plan.”

Carmen Ene
CEO, 3 Step IT

“Combining a can-do attitude with passion and drive makes Amcham my first choice among business networks.”
“Amcham is the perfect forum to expand my network and learn from other businesses working across all the different industries. I leave every Amcham event with new bits of information I can use in my own daily work. Totally worth it!”

Tuomo Haukkovaara
Vice-President, Long Term Services, IBM Nordic

“Connections. Critical business information. An amplified voice. It’s all here.”

Maarit Palo
Director, Governmental Affairs, IBM Finland

“In a fast-paced environment, I always have time for Amcham! It allows me to rise above everyday thinking, to see the bigger picture and get a real lead on business.”

Andreas Rosenlew
Managing Partner, Grow

“Amcham is lean and mean – just as the times require.”

Jan Ollila
Senior Partner, Dittmar & Indrenius

“When it comes to business, if you’re not doing it someone else will. Amchampions are those that do.”

Maria Sanmark
Country Manager, Chubb

“I have found the Amcham Country Manager Network a useful forum for exchanging ideas, discussing opportunities and challenges with my peers.”

Hanna-Riikka Laurén
Director, Market Access & Aeropolitics, Finnair

“Amcham is all about action. It’s a place where I can take an idea, and working together make it fly.”

Mikko-Jussi Suonenlahti
Venture Partner, Draper Esprit

“If there is one rule of thumb for making a successful U.S. entrance, it’s this: don’t go it alone.”

Senait Asgede
Senior Client Director, Schroders

“I go for the best network in a networked world.”