Who We Are

FINNCHAM NETWORK

Official representative of the global FinnCham network in Brazil, we connect trade associations, chambers of commerce and guilds in order to encourage the internationalisation and promote the export efforts of Finnish companies.

MEMBER OF TEAM FINLAND

The Team Finland network promotes Finland and its interests abroad: Finland’s external economic relations, the internationalization of Finnish companies, investments in Finland and the country brand itself.

AFFILIATED TO EUROCÂMARAS

Eurocâmaras was founded in 1999 by the leading European Chambers of Commerce in Brazil, creating the official most representative umbrella organization for European Companies, some of them established in the country for more than 100 years. It represents today all together over 5,000 European industries and companies in Brazil.

PERMANENT SEAT

The Ambassador of Finland to Brazil and the “Business Finland” representative have a permanent seat in the Board, ensuring that all bilateral activities represents well the interests of the Finnish government, with focus on creating the best scenario for the Finnish companies.

THE FEDERATION OF CHAMBERS OF FOREIGN TRADE (FCCE)

Member of the FCCE, by virtue of its Statute, has a national scope, having Regional Vice-Presidents throughout Brazil, also operating at the international level, through “Cooperation Agreements” signed with different bodies of the highest credibility and tradition, such as the “International Chamber of Commerce – ICC (International Chamber of Commerce), founded in 1919, with headquarters in Paris, which has more than eighty National Committees, on the five continents, in addition to operating the most important“ International Court of Arbitration ”in the world, founded in 1923.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS. WORLD CLASS RESULTS.

JAN JARNE

Chairman of the Board

Jan held several executive positions with major US and UK banks, and was Director of International of Banco Itau. He co-founded Brazil’s second largest trading company with mining and metals operations, and… Read More

SERGIO CHAMONE

President

Sergio is the Honorary Consul General of Finland in Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo States of Brazil. He is a businessman in the IT sector, with great experience in networking and entrepreneurship. Holds a Master degree… Read More

FERNANDO HUSSNI

Vice President – São Paulo

Head of Sales for Enterprise business in Nokia Brazil. He has over 40 years of experience, working on telecommunication Projects implementation/operations, turnkey projects… Read More

DANIEL S. DA. SILVA

Vice President, Rio de Janeiro

Daniel is a Sales Executive with over 15 years of international experience, in the Americas, Europe and Asia, and very used to navigate multicultural environments, holds a business degree from Denver University… Read More

ODILON MENDES

Regional Director – Minas Gerais

Odilon is an executive with over 20 years of experience, including general management of mid-size organizations, business development and operations, commercial management… Read More

WILSON ANDRADE

Regional Diretor – Nordeste

Businessman and economist, with vast experience in the areas of company mergers and acquisitions, international relations and foreign trade, industry and agribusiness, Wilson Andrade… Read More

JOÃO A. RODRIGUES

Regional Diretor – Norte

Businessman and economist, with vast experience in the areas of company mergers and acquisitions, international relations and foreign trade, industry and agribusiness, Wilson Andrade… Read More

PEDRO FERRAZ PACIORNIK

Regional Diretor – South

Pedro is Head of Strategy, Quality and Marketing – South America, for Valmet, world’s leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries… Read More

RENATO PACHECO NETO

Legal Director

President EUROCAMARAS-CAE, Chairman EBO-WWN, Honorary Consul General of Sweden, VP Yingke, LatAm BM Alliuris, Legal Affairs Director of Swedcham, Board Legal Advisor of Danish Trade Council.

JEAN-PIERRE BERNARD

Financial Director

Businessman, Head of EVAC Brazil, world’s leading provider of cleantech solutions, partner in companies in segments such as Executive Training, Food, Beverage with extensive experience in the development of businesses, essentially… Read More

TONI PITKÄNEN

Exchange Intern from Finland

Toni Pitkänen is a new intern in FinnCham Brazil. As an event and marketing coordinator intern, he will give more depth to the work, which he will be involved during his internship. The FinnCham Brazil will receive new ideas and new ways to do things… Read More

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