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Finncham 10 anos

Digital version of our book published in 2022 in honor of 10 years of Finncham Brazil. Free to download!

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Celebration of 10 years of Finncham

FinnCham, the Brazil-Finland Chamber of Commerce, celebrated its 10th anniversary.

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Amazonia in Loco

Amazonia in Loco, organised by FinnCham Brazil and Spanish Chamber of Commerce, was held in Belém, Pará in November 2021.

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Setting Up Business in Brazil

There are a few steps to setting up a business in Brazil. Find out here what they are.

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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.

NAVAL TECHNOLOGICAL CLUSTER

A non-profit association recognized by the Ministry of Economy and the Secretariat for Economic Development, Energy and International Relations of the State of Rio de Janeiro as a Naval Technological Cluster. With the purpose of contributing to the development of a prosperous economy for the region and beneficial for its associates and society, they seek to create an environment of cooperation and partnerships for economic, public and private agents from a space for dialogue and negotiation between Academia , Industry and Government.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS. WORLD CLASS RESULTS.

JAN R. E. 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… Read More

SERGIO CHAMONE

President

Sergio Chamone: Honorary Consul General of Finland in Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo, President of Finncham Brazil and Tourism Ambassador of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Read More

WILSON CARDOSO

Vice President – São Paulo

Wilson Cardoso is a seasoned professional with over 39 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, currently contributing his expertise at Nokia Networks. His extensive career has spanned various domains, including technical sales and research and development, across diverse global landscapes such as Colombia, Germany, and Singapore. He holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Financial MBA from Babson College Business School and Fundação Getulio Vargas. His academic achievements underscore his commitment to excellence in both technology and business. Furthermore, he is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), reflecting his active participation and recognition within the broader professional community. Wilson Cardoso’s multifaceted background and international experience make him a valuable asset in the ever-evolving field of telecommunications.

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 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 Director – Northeast

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 Director – North

João Augusto is an expert in Retail, executive of the Líder group, partner of Rio das Flores EP Ltda., partner of the São João Holding e Participações Ltda,  economist… Read More

PEDRO FERRAZ PACIORNIK

Regional Director – 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…Read More

MARCIO GUERRA AMORIM

Regional Director – DF and Midwest

Economist, Master’s in Economics, and MBA in Finance. 20 years of experience in the Industry System, working in the fields of foresight, research, data analytics, and corporate education. Extensive experience in the job market… 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…Read More

ALEXANDRE MEROFA

Director of Marketing

Alexandre Merofa, Director and Founder of the Base2Edu holding, works directly in the strategic and commercial management of the group. He specializes in active teaching methodologies…Read More

MAURÍCIO RODRIGUES

 Deputy Director of Marketing

Bachelor degree in Law and studies in Psychology in progress at YALE University, Maurício is Head of Operations at Pro4Edu Soluções Pedagógicas, where he is responsible for managing the entire chain of contractual negotiations… Read More

Gerson Pacheco

Institutional Relations Director

 

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