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Vuorineuvos Kari Neilimo

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Vuorineuvos (Finnish honorary title) and Doctor of Economics Kari Neilimo has served as Chairman of the Board of the former University of Tampere (2009-2012 and 2017-2018) and as Chairman of the Strategic Steering Committee, which oversaw the Tampere3 project preceding the establishment of the Tampere Universities community. 

Neilimo worked as a professor of economics at the former University of Tampere, the University of Lapland and Lappeenranta University of Technology back in the 1980s and the 1990s. He has served as a visiting lecturer and professor in numerous foreign universities. He is also known for his work as CEO of the SOK Corporation and as Chairman of YLE’s Board of Directors.

Neilimo has extensive experience of board membership and is a renowned management consultant. He sits on or chairs the Boards of several companies.

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