AEB North-Western Regional Committee had Annual General Meeting on April 2nd, 2014 in St. Petersburg. At that meeting chairman Timo Mikkonen summarized the main results of the work done so far by AEB in St. Petersburg and in North-West Regions.
AEB established North-West Regional Committee in St. Petersburg in 2010 and now, after four years later there are more than 210 active members from European companies at the Regional Committee. AEB North-West organizes annually 40-50 different meetings and events. Both St. Petersburg City and Leningrad Oblast governments recognize AEBs importance in the region by inviting AEB to take part to the work of their Investment Councils ruled by Governors of the City and Len Oblast. AEB organizes annually Northern Dimensions Business Forum St. Petersburg.
Picture: From the left First Deputy Chairman of the Committee of Economic Development and Investment Activity of Leningrad Region Maxim Kiselnikov , Chairman of AEB Board Reiner Hartmann, CEO of AEB Dr. Frank Schauff and Chairman of AEB North-Western Regional Committee Timo Mikkonen
AEB North-Western Regional Committee had elections of the new Steering Group at the AGM on 2 April 2014. The following persons were elected to the new steering group:
- Timo Mikkonen, Vostok Consulting OY (Timo was reelected as the Chairman of Committee)
- Juuso Hietanen, NCC
- Wilhelmina Shavshina, DLA Piper
- Andreas Bitzi, Russia Consulting
- Anton Rassadin, BSH Group
- Glen Kolleeny, Dentons
- Dmitry Poliakov, Galitzine Consulting Ltd.
- Mikko Söderlund, SRV Russia Ltd.
- Lauri Veijalainen, Stockmann Group
AEB Regional committee has six, very actively working sub committees:
- Construction & Real Estate Subcommittee chair Söderlund Mikko, Managing Director, SRV Group plc, St. Petersburg
- Customs, Transportation & Logistics Subcommittee chair Vasiliev Sergei, Senior Associate, DLA Piper
- HR & Migration Subcommittee chair Novosyelova Elena, Head of Regional Development, Coleman Services
- Legal & Taxation Subcommittee chair Afanasyeva Anna, Partner, Head of Tax practice, BEITEN BURKHARDT
- Manufacturing Subcommittee chair Polyakov Dmitry, Managing Partner, Galitzine Consulting Ltd.
- Marketing, PR & Communications Subcommittee chair Hahl Kai, Owner and Director, Promaco
AEB welcomes all companies to participate to the activies and events organized by association in St. Petersburg and in North-Western regions.