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Pietro Karjalainen

CEO of FinnSEA Nordesk OÜ. Board Member of Nordcham Vietnam, Member of Executive Committee of Eurocham Vietnam.


35 years of international business experience, 10 years of Vietnamese experience in Sales, Marketing, Sales Channel development, Manufacturing and Outsourcing


Work positions since 1983: KAM, Product Group Management, P&L for worldwide sales channel, Commercial Counselor in Vietnam, Senior Consultant, Market Expert, CEO


Country experience: Finland, France, Vietnam, South East Asia

Notable market entry projects:


  • Industrial machinery: crushing & screening equipment
  • Cleantech: Biomasses, Metal Recycling, W2E
  • Machinery: Runaway lightning, Mortar Industry, Construction sector
  • Services: Distant Learning, Software Development, Chemical Safety


Notable business development projects:

  • NoX/SoX emissions cleaning in coal combusted power plants
  • Mortar mixing factories
  • Recycling plant


Notable outsourcing projects

  • Kitchen cabinets
  • Bathroom vanities
  • Cable harnesses
  • Wooden phonebooths
  • Military textiles and accessories


Academic and education background:

  • Material Management and logistics studies
  • eMBA, International Business


Languages: English, French, Finnish