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Decorations on the Independence Day 2020

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

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

  • Kati Hagros, Chief Digital Officer, IT services
  • Janne Laine, Vice President
  • Samuel Kaski, Professor, School of Science
  • Keijo Nikoskinen, Vice Dean, Professor, School of Electrical Engineering
  • Jari Puttonen, Professor, School of Engineering
     

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

  • Kirsi Niinimäki, Professor, School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland

  • Vesa Vuorinen, Senior University Lecturer, School of Electrical Engineering
     

Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Pia Lahti, Manager, learning services, School of Business
  • Lasse Westerlund, Research Engineer, School of Chemical Engineering
     

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

  • Jaana Hänninen, HR Coordinator, School of Electrical Engineering
  • Liisa Länkä, Manager, IT services
  • Seppo Saastamoinen, Specialist, alumni and corporate relations, joint services
  • Juhani Tenhunen, Manager, international projects and collaboration, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
     

Cross of Merit of the Order of the Lion of Finland

  • Marja Leppäharju, Coordinator, learning services, School of Electrical Engineering
  • Tarja Timonen, Specialist, learning services, School of Science
  • Maria Vihervä, Controller, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
     

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

  • Minna Vuorijärvi, Executive Assistant, joint services
     

Awarding decorations on the Independence Day for merits benefiting the country is an important national tradition in Finland. Decorations are granted by the President of Finland to university employees based on the proposal by the university.

Warm congratulations to all awardees!

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