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Meet some of the Mentors of the 2018-2019 Mentorship Program
The Mentorship Program 2018-2019 is approaching, but there is still time to register as a Mentor or a Mentee! Below we have listed some of the confirmed Mentors for the upcoming year's program. More Mentors will be announced. Wilma Buis, Program Coach of the Mentorship Program and Managing Director Mercuri Urval Everth Flores, VP/GM Country Manager The Netherlands Ericsson Remy Steijger, Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder Digital Captains Roland van Pooij, COO Handelsbanken the Netherlands Rüdiger Müller, Head of Economy Handelsbanken the Netherlands Luuk Nooter, Head of Products Handelsbanken the Netherlands Sandra van de Zijpp, Management Consultant Mercuri Urval Camilla Degerth, Camilla Degerth Ed Reichman, Managing Consultant, and Founder Reiyed      
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Nuon changes its name to Vattenfall
The Swedish Chamber is pleased to share the news of our Patron Nuon's name change to Vattenfall. Vattenfall takes further steps to unite its brand in Europe by changing the name of its Dutch subsidiary Nuon to Vattenfall. Nuon has been an integrated part of Vattenfall since 2009.
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The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands move to Epicenter Amsterdam  
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands has just moved in the Epicenter Amsterdam and will use it as the new base and community. Epicenter is the first digital house of innovation in Amsterdam, dedicated to innovation and development. At Epicenter, members are invited to innovate alongside the world's fastest growing digital companies and creative corporate initiatives. Within Epicenter, Dutch and international entrepreneurs and companies meet to collaborate, learn and grow their business. - The aim of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands is to provide a platform for the promotion of Swedish-Dutch business and the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and experiences between Sweden and the Netherlands.  We are really happy and excited to have them as a new partner and members as this will really strengthening existing business relations between Sweden and the Netherlands. This autumn we have already planned for many interesting joint events, thought leader sessions, workshops, and meet-ups that will be of great benefit for both networks, says Patrick Mesterton, CEO, and co-founder of Epicenter. Photo Credits: Nordholm Photography
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Ramboll joins as Patron Member
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome Marianne Wilton-Blom Principal and Director Ramboll new Patron Member. Ramboll a leading engineering, design, and consultancy company was founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs more than 14,000 experts globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. With 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledgebase constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. Ramboll works across the following markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy and Management Consulting. Ramboll has a multidisciplinary approach to what they do and what they aspire to achieve. They work to create a sustainable society where improved quality of life and economic growth is enabled by innovative and durable solutions to the most pressing needs, challenges and concerns for businesses, public institutions, and people. Often these challenges are related to the physical environment in which life unfolds – natural resources, infrastructure, buildings and structures, urban spaces – and it is Ramboll's ambition is to help drive a sustainable transition towards a more resource efficient future. Visit Ramboll's website !
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New Managing Director Volvo Cars Netherlands
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to welcome Herrik van der Gaag Managing Director Volvo Cars Netherlands to our Swedish Chamber Network. On July 1, 2018 he succeeded Richard Snijders who has continued his career within Volvo as Managing Director Regio APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation). The Swedish Chamber congratulates them both with their new assignments and we are looking forward to meeting Herrik van der Gaag and to introduce him to our Chamber network.
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Floreijn offers Breakfast Masterclasses on Global Mobility
The Swedish Chamber is very pleased to forward an invitation for Breakfast Masterclasses Global Mobility from our Member Floerijn on November 8, 13 or 15.  Are you compliant with all aspects of Global Mobility? During this interactive session, participants will discuss trending topics in the area of International Employment. Participants will also be discussing the following topics: the 30% ruling, the EU Posted Works Directive and the developments in international health insurance. .
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We welcome new member, Pinq Mango Capital Partners!
We are excited to announce Pinq Mango Capital Partners as a member of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Business Network. We look forward to welcoming you to our upcoming events! Pinq Mango Capital Partners is a boutique investment bank that puts people first. By combining behavioral science-based strategic advice with bespoke financial solutions, they offer their clients unique advantages in realizing their clients business growth ambitions. Contact person: Richard Stoop, Managing Partner. Website: www.pinqmango.com
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Networking afternoon in The Hague together with Swedish Leadership and Mentor organization Ruter Dam
On Friday, September 28th, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce was very pleased to meet up with the Swedish Leadership and Mentor organization, Ruter Dam, at the Swedish Ambassador's Residence in The Hague for an afternoon filled with motivating speeches and roundtable discussions about Diversity and Equality in Society and Business. After a warm welcome and introductory remarks by H.E. the Ambassador of Sweden, Mrs. Annika Markovic, short presentations followed by Sara Keusen, the Embassy of Sweden, Ruter Dam Alumni Annika Hult, Stena Line, Wilma Buis, Mercuri Urval, Ina Brouwer, former Dutch politician as well as by our own General Manager, Kerstin Gerlagh.  The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all participants for making this afternoon to a great success and a special thanks to H.E. the Ambassador of Sweden for the generous and welcoming hosting of the event. View the photos from the afternoon in the slideshow below!
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