Organisation

Board of Recommendation

The following persons from trade, industry and diplomacy acknowledge the importance of a Swedish-Dutch business network and the therefore support and endorse the activities of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands.

Mikael Ohlsson

Position and company

Non-Executive Director of the Royal Schiphol Group, Tesco Plc, Ikano S.A. and Lindengruppen AB. Former CEO and President of the IKEA Group and former Non-Executive Director and Vice Chairman of Volvo Cars Corporation

“The Swedish Chamber of Commerce serve an important role in developing and contributing to the good human and business relations between Swedish and Dutch people, in society at large as well as in business life. The many events organised by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce are important as meeting points for exchange of experiences and learning. IKEA where I worked almost 35 years until my retirement is one of the many companies that since many years have good co-operation within the framework of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, and I would like to recommend this also to other companies. And now staying in the Netherlands together with my family it is a special pleasure for me to support long lasting and close ties between people, organisations and companies from the two countries.”

Hans de Jong

Position and company

CEO
Philips Benelux

”Sweden and the Netherlands are both small by population measure in the Global arena but both large in relevance to the world, among other with renowned Company brands developing leading technologies that contribute to making the world a better place. By enabling and facilitating networks between the two countries the Swedish Chamber of Commerce contributes to creating opportunities for further cooperation and continued success.”

Jeroen van der Veer

Position and company

Chairman of the Board of ING and
Philips and non-executive director
at Shell

”Sweden and the Netherlands are both small by population measure in the Global arena but both large in relevance to the world, among other with renowned Company brands developing leading technologies that contribute to making the world a better place. By enabling and facilitating networks between the two countries the Swedish Chamber of Commerce contributes to creating opportunities for further cooperation and continued success.”

Andreas Hatzigeorgiou

Position and company

CEO
Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

Michael Treschow

Position and company

Chairman Investment Committee Wallenberg Foundations

Jan Peter Balkenende

Position and company

Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands, External Senior Advisor to EY, Professor at Erasmus University, SB Member ING

Tord Magnuson

Position and company

Owner /CEO Devisa ABHon.
Consul General of Mauritius, Chairman Interpeace Sweden, Founder of YPO Sweden Chapter

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