High calibre speakers showcase how to realize growth

Vienna/ Helsinki – November 22nd, 2013 – AIMS Finland set up an exclusive event with a handpicked selection of speakers for its international clients and consultants at the Ravintola Palace in Helsinki’s harbour

Top level management members of 42 international companies met in Helsinki to discuss diverse strategies to realize substantial growth. Executive managers from Cramo Oyj, ST1, Tieto Oyj and Futurice delivered exciting presentations about their enterprises’ growth strategies and the successfull implementation of those. They should be challenged by the audience which was a compilation of the international managment scene in the Nordics flanked by 39 international AIMS consultants from the EMEA region. The exchange of experience was to prick up one’s ears.

When the sun was rising picturesque above the waters of Helsinki harbour, Rolf Heeb, former President of AIMS International, opened the stage for the top calibre exchange of ideas: FULL SAILS AHEAD – AMBITION FOR GROWTH.

Showcasing the search for an EMEA CEO of a Japanese company he elabourated on the leadership skills which are a strong demand in todays’ global business world and which have been very different in former years. Details about how international consultants can ensure that their global clients adapt their leaders’ competencies according to these huge changes were delivered. And Rolf Heeb illustrated examples of which leadership competencies provide a basis for the successful implementation of a growth strategy in todays’ business environment.

Find the outlines of the presentations of the other speakers here:

Per Lundquist, Senior Vice President Operations, Cramo Oyj
– leading the way in rental business

Cramo Oyj has realized quick growth from 1 to 14 countries and from a revenue from 54.000.000 € to 680.000.000 € in the last 12 years. Mr. Lundquist presented Cramo’s way for this success.

Mika Wiljanen, CEO, ST1 Oy
– a brave growth story by creating market

ST1 is a forerunner for creating sustainable energy solutions and a leading responsible energy company in Finland and Nordics. CEO Mika Wiljanen elabourated in depth about the way st1 goes to create the organizational energy to grow.

Minna Tornikoski, Head of Leadership and Talent Management, Tieto Oyj
– Aligning Organization and Culture to strategy renewal

Nevertheless Tieto Oyj is renewing and rebuilding the company due to the requirements in the markets today. Mrs. Tornikoski presented Tieto’s focus areas to make the transformation happen through people.

Tuomas Syrjänen, CEO and founder, Futurice
– The Futurice way of leading growth

Futurice has grown substantially during the past few years and won in succession the Best Place to Work completion in Finland and Europe several times. CEO and founder, Tuomas Syrjänen presented their unique leadership philosophy and recipe for success.