FCCJ Annual General Assembly 2023

2023 MARCH


Was held on MARCH 29 (WED)

The 24th Ordinary Annual General Assembly of FCCJ was held on March 29 (Wed), starting from 17:00 at the Embassy of Finland (3-5-39, Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo).

The General Assembly handled the matters according to Article 9 in the Articles of Association. After the Assembly, the evening will continued with a buffet dinner hosted by Ambassador Tanja Jääskeläinen.


Program of the event:

・17:00 – 18:00  FCCJ年次総会

・18:00 – 20:00  ビュッフェディナーと共にネットワーキング

・17:00 – 18:00  FCCJ Annual General Assembly 2023

・18:00 – 20:00  Buffet Dinner with networking 


1. Opening of assembly
2. Election of chairman and secretary for meeting
3. Establish the meeting has a quorum
4. Approval of agenda
5. Introduction of Team Finland members
6. Reports from fiscal year 2022
      – Activity report
      – Financial result
      – Auditor’s report
7. Articles of association – no proposed changes
8. Membership fees for fiscal year 2023
9. Plans and proposals for fiscal year 2023
      – Activity plan
      – Budget proposal
10. Election of members to board of directors
11. Election of auditors
12. Other issues
13. Closing of the assembly

1. 会議の開始
2. 議長及び書記選出
3. 総会の議決数を満たしていることを確認
4. 協議事項の同意
5. チームフィンランドの紹介
6. 2022年度の報告
– 活動報告
– 収支報告
– 監査役報告
7. 定款 – 変更事項提案なし
8. 年間会員費: 2023年度
9. 2023年度の計画
– 活動プラン
– 予算案
10. 商工会議所役員会メンバーの選出
11. 監査役の選出
12. その他の事項
13. 閉会

Embassy chef Eemil Laitala with buffet ready to go after Geneal Assembly
Ambassador Tanja Jääskeläinen and FCCJ chair Erik Ullner ready for the meeting
Participants gathering for the meeting hall
In the meeting reports from previous and plans for coming year were presented
One of the new members, Andritz with president Suzuyama
Board of Directors gathering at the end of general assembly
Ambassador Jääskeläinen welcoming everyone to the networking part of the evening
Participants listerning attentively
Almost 40 representatives from member companies gathered for the occasion

Due to retirements and relocations, this time 2 members of the board had already voiced that they would not be available for the next period. Hiroyuki Takahashi of Vaisala and Atsushi Ueda of Guest House were elected as their replacements. 3 directors were up for re-election: Juha Kolmonen, Anna-Maria Wiljanen, Ida Tuononen. Right after finishing the General Assembly, new board gathered for a short board meeting to elect the president and vice presidents for the new fiscal year. Erik Ullner was re-elected as the president, with Hiroaki Nagahara and Tatsunosuke Tominaga continuing as the vice presidents. Also Juha Kolmonen, Anna-Maria Wiljanen and Ida Tuononen were elected as vice presidents, to further activate the chamber and widen the presentation of the chamber.