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Welcome new board member Maria Karlström
Maria Karlström, Director Business Support and Marketing & Communications at Scania BeNeLux Past: Regional Coordinator - Europe at Scania Group, Head of Product Adaptations - Trucks at Scania Group, Head of Cable harness installation and various other functions within Scania since 2002. Education: Stockholm School of Economics IFL Executive Education, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, IHM Business School. Summary: Proven track record in developing people and organizations and at the same time delivering what is needed to the right time and cost. Working with continuous improvements (Lean) for many years. Proved record in international business development and sales.
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Welcome new board member Kees van Oosten
Kees van Oosten, TeekensKarstens law firm Kees van Oosten, has been active in the Dutch-Swedish market for over a decade, developing a vast network of clients, advisors and other relationships. Kees’ core business is legal advice as an attorney in structuring issues and M&A, much of which is happening cross-border. Other legal disciplines are offered by Kees’s colleagues at TK law firm in which Kees has been a partner for almost 25 years. “Whatever the client is up to, it’s always people’s business,” Kees explains. Not the commercial merits, not the legal merits but the persons involved are the ones to determine the outcome of any matter or transaction. In all of that, culture is a very important factor and awareness of the participant’s personal and business culture is essential. “It’s endlessly interesting to see how a cultural framework can make or break a deal,” Kees continues. “It’s the backgrounds of any matter at hand that make my work as a lawyer so interesting. Being aware helps to get down to business effectively and to get the deal done in the most efficient and most pleasant way.”
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Ehsan Turabaz appointed Vice Chairman Swedish Chamber of Commerce

The Board of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce has appointed Ehsan Turabaz Manager International Sales at Inter IKEA Systems B.V. as Vice Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce per April 4, 2017

   
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Uppsala Career Tour 2017 visiting Swe-Cham!
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce was very pleased to have Uppsala Career Tour 2017 visiting us on April 5, 2017. In the beginning of the month, 26 students from Uppsala Career Tour, Uppsala University came to visit us at the office here in Amsterdam. During their tour, they visited Brussels, Amsterdam and Dublin and got to see the ins and outs of 9 exciting companies including the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce was the second city of three to visit on their trip. Special thanks to Ola Larsmon from EY Nederland and Karl Gydell from Inter IKEA Systems for their inspiring speeches!
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Facebook Young Professionals Campaign
During a 12 week period a group of third-year bachelor students at Jönköping University, Sweden together with our intern Harprit Bola, has been working on a project to recruit Young Professional members for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands. The project consisted of a recruitment social media campaign with the purpose to increase the knowledge and interest in Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber. Their strategy was to, in a simple and interesting way, make the target group aware of the benefits of an international business network and to join YP.   Welcome to follow the link to see more about the campaign if you did not see it already on Facebook!  
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Welcome New Member – goTO Nordics
goTO Nordics is a brand new Swedish company established to increase tourism flows to and from Scandinavia. We recently launched direct flights from Amsterdam to Skellefteå, starting on 1st June 2017. To celebrate the launch of these flights, we are offering all Swedish Chamber of Commerce Members a 10% discount, using the campaign code: SENL002. Book now on www.gotonordics.com.
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New Member Digital Captains

We create, distribute & optimize magical stories Story-driven Digital Marketing Agency

In een wereld van digitale veranderingen en eindeloze mogelijkheden, zijn wij trendwatcher. We adviseren over de nieuwste kansen en implementeren die in je digital marketingmix. Wij maken gebruik van een zeldzaam team aan specialisten en partners. Van een specialist in social media-advertenties tot een bevlogen video-editor. Een scherp oog voor ambacht verenigt de captains. De online activiteiten van bedrijven zijn geëxplodeerd. Een sterke samenhang ontbreekt alleen vaak. Wij zijn specialisten in het creëren van synergie, waardoor werkelijke impact ontstaat. Contact +31 (0)15 7810909 info@digitalcaptains.nl Adres HNK Oude Middenweg 17 2491 AC Den Haag 4e verdieping, unit 4
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Monthly Macro Update February 2017 by Handelsbanken

Monthly Macro Update February 2017 by Handelsbanken

US: In for a boom/bust episode Eurozone: A tall order for the EBC Nordics: Growing Confidence
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