Sari Kesäniemi

Short career description:

Since I was a little girl, the international cultures and environment has been a major interest for me. That’s why over the years I have been gained international working experience both at domestic market and in abroad, in different business areas, like in retail, food industry, healthtech and wellbing.

My heart beats especially for sales, service business development and internationalisation. During my working career I have been supported dozens of companies from start-ups to successful international companies in their business development and internationalisation. On the daily basis, I work in regional development company helping domestic and international companies to relocate their business in the Lahti region. I have also served as a board member in several associations and companies, so I have strong experience in board work and I am certified board member (HHJ).
Currently, I am involved in building the success story of a start-up company in the healthtech and wellbeing sector in Lahti.

Position of trust:

Häme Chamber of Commerce – Member of Regional Planning and Logistic Committee
Vesisamoilijat ry – Chairwoman of the Board

Super power as a mentor:

An enthusiast, an observer of opportunities and a connector of different businesses