Leinonen Lithuania welcomes a new country manager

Povilas Sadaunykas. The former manager Milda Ugianskienė does not leave Leinonen but rather moves forward with the experience and knowledge she has collected over 15 years at Leinonen Lithuania and now will further develop a great employee experience strategy for the whole Leinonen Group.

„We have appointed a financial professional with more than 10 years of experience in international financial companies to lead the Leinonen Lithuania team. For the new manager, we aim to maintain Lithuania’s leadership in the group of companies, continue business development by providing high-quality services and share good experience with Leinonen’s representative offices in other countries,“ says Seppo Hämäläinen, CEO of the Leinonen Group.

„When deciding to join Leinonen, the group’s clearly defined and personally close strategy – an uncompromising focus on service quality and client experience – had the greatest influence,“ – comments Povilas. – I believe that stable and successful operation in the financial market is possible only by maintaining high customer trust. That is what we will be focusing on with the whole team.“

Read more on the major business portal Verslo žinios https://www.vz.lt/verslo-valdymas/is-tarnybos-i/2023/05/04/p-sadaunykas-tapo-leinonen-lietuva-direktoriumi


Dear Members of the Finnish Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce,

at the Embassy of Finland
K. Kalinausko 24, Vilnius

Agenda of the meeting:  

16:40             Registration and welcome coffee
17:00             Annual General Meeting:

  1. Opening and welcome by the Chairman of FLCC
  2. Election of AGM Chairperson, secretary and other officers
  3. Approval of the AGM agenda
  4. Legal and Statute regulations concerning AGM and quorum
  5. Approval of annual financial statement 2022
  6. Approval of annual report 2022
  7.  Recall and election of the Controller of the Association
  8.  Recall and election of the members of the board of the association
  9. Other matters brought to AGM
  10. Closing of the AGM

17:30             Guest speaker Richard Hull, Regional Security Officer, Embassy of the United   States of America
18:10             Cocktails and snacks

Please register to the meeting by April 18, 2023 via e-mail rubina.haapamaki@flcc.lt


FLCC board!

FLCC welcomes our new member – Purso OY!

Purso is a Finnish family-owned business which specialises in the designs and manufacturing of aluminium products and systems. These products and systems are present in the day-to-day of people’s life and businesses.  Purso produces sustainable solutions for a wide range of uses from industrial applications and building facades to lighting. Purso helps their customers to achieve their visions and  combines comfort, style, ecology and efficiency.

FLCC welcomes new member!  Baltic FEZ

FLCC welcomes new member!  Baltic FEZ (Marijampoles LEZ) is located in the strategic part of Europe and Lithuania. Its operator serves new business partnerships and investments in metal, wood, food, and engineering sectors.

The main strategic strengths in the Baltic FEZ:

Territory and location as it has a close bordering with the Baltic Sea, Latvia and direct bordering with Poland.  Marijampole region offers logistic access to major markets (East-West). International leaders in production choose Marijampole region as the location of it‘s manufacturing unit (e.g. IKEA, DOVISTA).

Infrastructure: it is within 1-2 hours reach to airports; within 2-3 hours reach to sea ports; directly by the RailBaltica and major roads; within Baltic FEZ there are greenfield land plots with the main infrastructure connections.

Services and attractive tax incentives in the Baltic FEZ: support services while setting up business (“one-window” approach); corporate profit tax 0% the first 10 years and 7,5% the next 6 years; dividend tax 0%; real estate tax 0%.


Caverion implements sustainable office premises for a state enterprise Registrų Centras in Vilnius, Lithuania!

“The new administrative premises will provide modern workplaces for our 550 employees. We are delighted to have Caverion apply its innovative and sustainable solutions for the new premises and help us reach our ambitious sustainability goals,“ says Saulius Urbanavičius, Managing Director of the Centre of Registers.

Caverion is responsible for modernising the premises which used to be part of a university campus. A modern building management system by Caverion will ensure efficient use of energy at all times. Caverion will also install EV charging stations and charging points for e-bikes and e-scooters. In line with the sustainability objectives of the state enterprise’s strategy, a solar power plant will be installed on the roof of the building.

„Caverion experts have already been implementing a data center for the same building and are close to finishing this part. We are delighted with the unique partnership with the Centre of Registers and the opportunity for our team to contribute to the implementation of this new project,“ said Egidijus Šydeikis, Managing Director of Caverion Lithuania. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

State Enterprise Centre of Registers is a public entity of limited civil liability incorporated by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. The Centre of Registers manages the main information resources of Lithuanian State registers and information systems.

For more information, please contact: Kristina Brogienė, Marketing and Communication Manager, Caverion Lithuania, tel. +370 614 64 164, kristina.brogiene@caverion.com

Amberton Green SPA Druskininkai – is a new member of FLCC

First Wellness Sleep SPA in Northern Europe – Amberton Green Spa Druskininkai has joined the FLCC association and offers a luxury journey to recovery from burnout!

Amberton Green SPA Druskininkai – is a new Wellness Sleep SPA in peaceful and nature-surrounded Lithuanian resort Druskininkai.

An elegant 5-star hotel with 79 apartments where wellness starts with music therapy in bedrooms and bathrooms, smart mattresses evaluate sleep quality, special lightning technology.

An exclusive Medical and Wellness center includes 20 treatment rooms. The main focus is the wellness team of high-competence therapists and precisely prepared wellness and spa treatment menu for sleep problems and chronic fatigue syndrome, along with comprehensive diagnosis and monitoring, mindfulness-based stretch reduction therapy, the latest in health and wellness technology innovations.

SPA also includes a relaxation area, indoor pool with sauna, fitness area, restaurant and children ‘s area. Overall Amberton Green SPA Druskininkai architecture, design, wellness and management solutions aim to balance mental, physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

Druskininkai resort is only 130 km far from the capital city Vilnius and close to the borders of Belarus and Poland, the town dates back as a spa resort to the 19th century, famous for natural resources: high mineralization mineral water springs, natural mud, pure air.


FLCC welcomes Onninen to be part of the Finnish-Lithuanian community!

Onninen serves contractors, industry, infrastructure building and retail dealers. Through the network of Onninen Express stores, efficient logistic integrated services and multichannel shopping experience, Onninen is the reliable companion of a professional.

There are around 130 Onninen Express stores and Onninen points of sale in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. In addition, Onninen provides comprehensive services to professionals through electronic channels.

Onninen is part of K Group’s international building and technical trade division. Building and technical trade operates in seven countries and employs together with K-retailers around 11,000 trading sector professionals internationally. In 2021, the division’s net sales totaled €4,388 million.

Onninen Lithuania has 5 Express stores or sales points in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda with distribution center in Kaunas. With 22,6 M€ sales in 2021 and approximately 85 employees, we are among B2B leaders in the technical trade.

Visit to Onninen

At the end of November FLCC visited Onninen company in Vilnius which belongs to the biggest trading sector in Finland, and is one of the biggest in North Europe and one the most sustainable companies in the world (global 100). During the visit Arvydas Salietis, Onninen general manager introduced many interesting facts about the company, Onninen Express service and its future plans. Onninen is a very important Finnish company, over 20 years in Lithuania and an important member of the Finnish business community here in Lithuania.

FLCC welcomes new association member – SALDO BANK!

UAB Saldo Bank is one of the most successful and technologically advanced Neobanks with focus on the stable and the highly attractive Nordic & Baltic markets.

Complete and fully digital banking products and services (cards, accounts and services) will be launched in addition to the current offering (installment loans, revolving credits and SME loans).

Saldo has recently acquired a bank license which, in addition to complete banking services, also ensures deposits at attractive rates. This enables Saldo to offer its customers highly competitive banking and lending solutions.

Saldo bank boldly innovates and uses technology to better carry its responsibility.  The bank’s  vision is to become the most preferred neobank with a superior offering and the most innovative team on the planet!  Saldo has a fully digital business model with a high scalability offering. It has developed proven world-class scoring technology with embedded features such as time-to-event models, vector auto regressions and neural networks. The bank has capabilities to utilize PSD2, AI & ML in completing responsible and comprehensive credit decisions instantly to maximize customer experience & sustainable growth.
Saldo is a strong emerging Neobank brand with capabilities ensuring high lending rate, market leading scoring engine and customer onboarding.  It will grow both organically, through geographical expansions and by adding new products in upcoming years. This means wider selection of better and effortless services for the customers.

New FLCC member Nordtext!

Founded in 2006, Nordtext is one of the most trusted and fastest growing language service providers in the Nordic region. From our offices in Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland, we provide language solutions such as translation, copywriting, international SEO, desktop publishing among others, to companies and organizations operating in various business areas across the world.

Our in-house team consists of 23 full-time employees who together with more than 4000 tested and verified linguists globally, ensure lightning fast and linguistically accurate language services in more than 75 languages.

Above all, we pride ourselves on being a socially inclusive and sustainable business, promoting the welfare and healthy work-life balance of our in-house employees as well as external cooperation partners.