The Canadian Friends of Finland is co-sponsoring this event at the Munk School of Global Affairs:
Wednesday February 12, 2014
5pm to 8pm
A Lecture by Mr Pertti Voutilainen.
Europe is losing political and economic power in comparison with other parts of the world. Most European economies are suffering from heavy debt burdens and low growth rates. Unemployment in some countries is intolerably high. People are starting to riot. What is wrong with Europe? It seems that Europe is losing ground, especially to America and Asia.
Pertti Voutilainen was born in in 1940 in Finland. He holds MSc in mining engineering from Helsinki University of Technology, an MSc in business management from Helsinki University of Business Administration, and a degree in mineral engineering management from Pennsylvania State University. He worked as a CEO of Outokumpu, CEO of Kansallis Banking Group, President of Merita Bank, and Executive VP of MeritaNordbanken. Mr. Voutilainen also served in the boards of several companies in Finland and Sweden. He is currently a board member of AgnicoEagle mines.
Reception to follow
This event is free but attendance must be registered on line through the Munk School of Global Affairs website.