Eugene Grüter new President of Sweco Netherlands
”With Eugene Grüter, Sweco Netherlands is getting an experienced leader who can build strong relationships with customers and employees. He has a solid track-record in achieving results and transforming organisations,” says Tomas Carlsson, President and CEO at Sweco. Eugene Grüter has taken on his role as President of Sweco Netherlands effective as per 1 September 2016. He has broad, top-level executive experience from the consulting engineering and construction industries, having served on the Executive Boards of Royal HaskoningDHV and Royal BAM Group. Eugene Grüter has extensive experience in organisational and management development. ”There is a lot of opportunity in the Dutch market. With a 100 year-history and presence across the country, strong customer relationships and highly skilled employees, Sweco is uniquely positioned to plan and design the Dutch cities and communities of the future. I look forward to develop the potential of Sweco’s business in the Netherlands together with our customers and the organisation,” says Eugene Grüter, newly appointed President of Sweco Netherlands.
Dolk+Hesper continues as Amsterdam
After nearly five years as Dolk+Hesper B.V. and a successful move to a new office at De Ruyterkade 5 in Amsterdam time has come for founders Kathy Dolk and Remco Hesper to continue their business with a new company name: Amsterdam Business Support B.V. Amsterdam Business Support B.V. is a family owned company specialised in international business expansion to the Netherlands with a focus on small- and medium-sized companies. Kathy Dolk, a lawyer with long experience of managing foreign owned businesses, and Remco Hesper, MBA in International Business and long experience in helping aspiring companies to expand internationally, have assisted more than 100 international business owners in the Netherlands. Together with their team they are valued by their clients for their fast and friendly service, flexibility and personal assistance. Altogether they speak six languages: Dutch, Swedish, English, German, Spanish and Italian. Amsterdam Business Support assists with: ● Starting a business in the Netherlands ● Finding an office in Amsterdam ● Dutch bookkeeping ● Dutch corporate law ● Dutch employment law ● Dutch tax rules and benefits
Swedish Chamber of Commerce Lucia Raffle 2016
Welcome to donate prizes for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Lucia Raffle for the benefit of War Child one of our member organizations and who is now also active in Sweden This year at the highly popular Swedish Chamber of Commerce Lucia Dinner and Dance on December 10, 2016 at Hotels van Oranje the Chamber will arrange a Lucia raffle for all the guests attending and all earnings will go to War Child to be used in their important work to support children affected by conflicts to get the chance to rebuild their lives. As one of the most popular and well-known charities in The Netherlands, War Child is now coming to Sweden.With the ever-growing need for support for children affected by conflict and the potential for a new, young and inspiring non-profit organization in Sweden, the Insamlingsstiftelsen War Child Sweden has been established. In the short period that War Child has been targeting Sweden, it has made many friends and already build a strong network. The organization was humbled to receive grants from among others H.M. Queen Silvia’s Foundation ´Care about the Children´ and Postkodlotteriets Kultur Stiftelse. With this support, War Child can offer psycho−social support, child protection and education, supporting children to find the strength to rebuild their lives. Furthermore, it enables War Child to raise awareness for the situation of children affected by conflict and advocate for their rights. Welcome to donate to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Lucia raffle 2016 today and do not only receive great marketing for your brand but also make a very appreciated contribution toward helping children in need! To donate with a gift to the raffle, get in touch with Josefin Wallberg, email@example.com or phone 020 320 32 26. This gives our Members a perfect opportunity to showcase their products and services in a creative way on our website and social media and for all the attending guests at the Dinner itself. All donations are greatly appreciated and all contributors will also be mentioned in the programme on the night. Prices we are thinking of can range from dinners at high end restaurants, champagne, wine, office fruit arrangement, Swedish products and books to the latest tech. We also welcome cash donations, with which we will purchase a prize, or combine with other cash donations to create larger gifts to be won. Finally, it is also possible to make a donation directly to War Child Nederland at the account number below and mention “Lucia Dinner” and the donation can be added up to the income from the Raffle from the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. IBAN Number War Child Holland: IBAN: NL56RABO0166366366 and please write “Lucia Dinner” in the description.
Swedish Chamber welcomes Anticimex as new Patron Member
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to welcome new Patron Member Anticimex, General Manager Dick Bisschop to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. Welcome to follow the link below to read our interview with Dick Bisschop in the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Annual Report 2015. Anticimex Meidoornkade 2, 3992 AE Houten, Nederland Postadres: Postbus 517, 3990 GH Houten, Nederland
American Breakfast, November 9
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all organization partners and guests for contributing to a successful American Breakfast event on November 9, 2016. A special thank to Mr. Michiel Bicker Caarten for guiding us through the election news during the morning, to Mr. Marcel Baartman, Clingendael for his economical analyze. We would also like to thank AmsterdamInBusiness and Hotel American for supporting this joint European Chamber's and Business clubs event.
Thank you Mikael Sørensen, Handelsbanken
On November 4, 2016 The Ambassador of Sweden Mr. Per Holmström held an exclusive luncheon at the Swedish residence to personally thank Mikael Sørensen for the very pleasent co-operation and for his personal committement towards Team Sweden and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce during his time as CEO at Handelsbanken in the Netherlands. At the same time it has been very exiting to follow the fantastic growth of Handelsbanken in the Netherlands during those years. Mikael Sørensen has now been appointed CEO at Handelsbanken UK and will therefor be moving to London. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce wish Mikael Sørensen lots of success with his new asignment and we are very happy to introduce him to Ulla Nilsson and her Chamber colleagues in London.
Company visit Elekta, November 2
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would liket to thank all members and guests for attending the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Company Visit to Elekta in Veenendaal to learn more about Elekta Brachytherapy presented by Maarten ter Mors and his colleagues. We would like to thank Maarten ter Mors and Thjis van Bommel for initiating this very interesting company presentation and Esther van Voorst for the welcoming hosting to their beautiful premises in Veenendaal.
Swedish Chamber of Commerce visited by Lund European Business Tour 2016
Thank you very much Lund European Business Tour 2016 for visiting the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. We were very pleased to feauture presentations by Justyna Krajewska, Amsterdam InBusiness and David Haqvinsson, Handelsbanken together with an introduction to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands. We wish you a successful continued tour in London!