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Decorations on the Independence Day 2017 – Congratulations!

The President of Finland Sauli Niinistö grants decorations to 18 Aalto University employees on the Finnish Independence Day 6 December.

Also two members of Aalto University Board receive a decoration.

Aalto University warmly congratulates all who are granted the decoration.

Grand Cross of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Bengt Holmström, Professor, member of Aalto University Board

Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Kimmo Kaski, Aalto SCI
  • Antti Räisänen, Aalto ELEC

Knight, First Class, of the Order of the White Rose of Finland

  • Antero Arkkio, Aalto ELEC
  • Lily Díaz-Kommonen, Aalto ARTS
  • Matti Kaivola, Aalto SCI
  • Matti Keloharju, Aalto BIZ
  • Ari Sihvola, Aalto ELEC

Knight, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Susanne Pettersson, Museum Director, member of Aalto University Board

Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Panu Sainio, Aalto ENG
  • Eija Zitting, Joint Services

Cross of Merit of the Order of the White Rose of Finland)

  • Pirjo Putila, Aalto CHEM
  • Päivi Saarinen, Aalto SCI

First Class Medal of the Order of the White Rose of Finland with golden cross

  • Osse Federley, Aalto ARTS
  • Pia Holmberg, Joint services
  • Jaana Juntunen, Joint services
  • Sari Kivioja, Aalto ARTS

First Class Medal of the Order of the White Rose of Finland

  • Auli Murrola, Aalto CHEM
  • Paula Nyman, Aalto SCI
  • Lea Selin, Aalto CHEM

 

Awarding decorations on the Independence Day for merits benefiting the country is an important national tradition in Finland.

 

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