Amit Gossain takes over Chairmanship of FINCHAM

Amit Gossain
The Finland Chamber of Commerce in India (FINCHAM India) has elevated Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevator India, as the Chairperson, from his previously held position as Vice Chairperson of the body, which he took over from Neeraj Sharma, Managing Director & President, Wärtsilä India, from April 1, 2020. An Industrial and Production Engineer with Masters in Management and Systems from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Delhi, Amit joined KONE Elevator India as Managing Director in 2015. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President at JCB India where he spearheaded the Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Product Management and Corporate Affairs for India and South Asia. He worked with JCB for a decade and under his leadership, brand JCB was awarded amongst India’s most impactful brands twice. He is currently Chairman of the Real Estate and Building Technology Committee, as well as Co-Chair for Smart Cities and Urban Development for CII, which has been tasked to bring out a report that ensures further improvement in the speed of reforms in Real Estate.

Speaking on the occasion, Amit Gossain said, “FINCHAM brings together all Finnish companies on an organized platform to promote commercial and industrial relations between the two countries. Together with the FINCHAM members, I look forward to strengthening our economic and trade interests and create a conducive environment for sustainable business. The focus will also be on reinforcing Make in India by encouraging innovation, improving skills and building superior manufacturing infrastructure.”

FINCHAM India was set up in 2018 to boost trade of the Finnish companies and to support investment and other business operation of its members in various terms. FINCHAM has taken many initiatives including the launch of Skills/Mentorship Program, the Joint CSR Project, road shows for its members to explore opportunities for B2B collaborations, participation in business summits and interface with relevant government officials. FINCHAM India is a part of the working group of European Bilateral Chambers - European Economic Group (EEG) and has been participating in and presenting sector related concerns with the objective of supporting collective advocacy of the European business community’s concerns. Effective April 1, 2020, FINCHAM India’s membership is open to Indian as well as non-Finnish European companies which have a business interest in Finland.

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