On Wednesday, 10 April 2019 we welcome you to join us for a Joint Nordic Breakfast Meeting with one of the most prominent Finnish business leader, Mr. Topi Manner, the new President & CEO of Finnair as our speaker. The event is organized by FCCJ in cooperation with Finnair, and Mr. Manner will talk about Finnair's Asia strategy: future steps.
Date & Time: Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 09.00-10:30
Venue: Imperial Hotel, Mai Room, Main Building 3F [MAP]
Cost:Members 5,000 yen, Guests 7,000 yen
Registration:by Friday, 4 March
About Topi Manner
Topi Manner (MSc.Econ), born 1974, was appointed Finnair CEO as of January 1, 2019. Manner has a long career in management positions at Nordea, the largest financial group in the Nordic countries, and since 2016 he has worked as a member of Nordea's Group Executive Management and as Head of Personal Banking.
Finnair flies between Asia, Europe and North America with an emphasis on fast connections via Helsinki, carrying more than 12 million passengers annually. Finnair's extensive network connects 19 cities in Asia and 8 cities in North America with over 100 destinations in Europe.
The airline, a pioneer in sustainable flying, was the first European airline to fly the next-generation, eco-smart Airbus A350 XWB aircraft and it is the first airline listed in the Leadership Index of the worldwide Carbon Disclosure Project. The only Nordic carrier with a 4-star Skytrax ranking, Finnair has also won the World Airline Award for Best Airline Northern Europe for the past nine years running. Finnair is a member of oneworld, the alliance of the world's leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and convenience to frequent international travellers.
We collect the fee at the hotel. Note that we have to invoice the fee for cancellations after Friday, 4 April and "no-shows".
CLIC is a loose organization of 9 smaller European Chambers of Commerce in Japan created for the purpose of organizing innovative networking events to enable trading of ideas between the members of the participating chambers.
CLIC consists of the Austrian Business Council, Belgian-Luxembourg, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish and Swiss Chambers.
Wednesday, 28 November - Joint Chambers Networking Event organized by CLIC:
Lindt – Chocolate in Japan is not just Valentine’s Day
Lindt & Sprüngli is a Swiss chocolate manufacturer and recognized as leader in the market for premium chocolate, offering a large selection of products around the world. During 175 years it has become known as one of the most innovative and creative companies making premium chocolate under the key brand Lindt, but also under Ghirardelli, Hofbauer, Küfferle, Caffarel and 2014 Russell Stover.
At the 6th CLIC Event Mr. Andre Zimmermann, Representative Director, Lindt & Sprungli Japan Co., Ltd., will reveal the secrets behind their success in Japan and share his views on the future of the chocolate market.
Date & Time Wednesday, 28 November, 19:00 – 21:00
(registration opens at 18:30)
Venue: Embassy of Sweden, Club Room (B1) MAP
Cost: Members 4,000 yen, others 6,000 yen, incl. buffet & drinks (beer,
wine, soft drinks)
Registrations: By 26 November
Please register no later than 26th November through the form at the bottom. We will collect the fee at the venue. Note that we will charge cancellations after 22 November and no-shows.
About Andre Zimmermann
A Swiss national, Mr. Andre Zimmermann has spent most of his career in Japan starting in 1989 as Managing Director for Telekurs Financial. After serving as Senior Representative for LocationSwitzerland SECO 2005-2007 and as Managing Director for MATISA Japan from 2007 until he took up his current position at Representative Director, Lindt & Sprungli Japan Co., Ltd. In 2010.
Andre has also served on the Executive Committee of SCCIJ and Executive Operating Board of the European Business Council (EBC)