| 02.10.2020

Roger Holm is Alumnus of the Year 2020

Roger Holm är Årets Alumn 2020
Hanken School of Economics appointed Roger Holm as Alumnus of the Year during the annual homecoming day Hankendagen on 2 October 2020.

Hanken School of Economics annually appoints the Alumnus of the Year, a Hanken alumnus, who has been recognised for activities in society during the past year. The alumnus has also maintained an active relationship with Hanken after graduation. This year Hanken has appointed Roger Holm as Alumnus of the Year.

You can see Roger's video greeting here.

Roger Holm graduated from Hanken in 1997, majoring in finance. Holm has a long career at Wärtsilä, and is at present President for Wärtsilä Marine Power and Executive Vice President. He has been engaged in Hanken in many ways, and is a member of the Board since 2018.

 “My relationship with Hanken has varied over the years, but it has always been a source of networking, knowledge, colleagues and benchmarking. Receiving the award as Alumnus of the Year is a great honour,” says Holm.

Through his engagement in Hanken’s activities, Roger Holm is an active link between Hanken and the business community, and serves as a role model for both current students and other alumni.

“I’m very happy to appoint Roger Holm as Alumnus of the Year. Roger has a vast experience and his desire to develop Hanken is very valuable. We appreciate his genuine commitment and positive attitude to the work and network around Hanken”, says Rector Karen Spens.

The recognition was announced during the annual homecoming day Hankendagen on 2 October 2020 in Vaasa. This was the 12th time Hanken appointed the Alumnus of the Year. See the entire list of appointments here.


More information:

Mira Aarnivuo
Alumni coordinator
Phone: +358 50 552 7271
E-mail: mira.aarnivuo@hanken.fi