Frans Westerlund awarded this year's Anders Wall scholarship
In addition to his studies at Hanken, Frans Westerlund is a co-founder and working for Nordic Sales Crew. They are specialized in direct marketing and the company has grown significantly during its first two years. Nordic Sales Crew has around 100 employees in five offices around Finland. For many staff member, this is their first job and the company vision is to create a leading sales academy.
Westerlund has enormous potential and is a role model to other young entrepreneurs both at Hanken and nationally.
– It’s a great recognition of many years of hard work to be awarded this scholarship. Not only does it increase my credibility as an entrepreneur, but also gives me a good opportunity to widen my network, says Westerlund. I will use the scholarship to invest in the business and for my personal development, Westerlund continues.
The Anders Wall Foundation annually awards 2 MSEK in scholarships to young entrepreneurial talents in the fields of research, young entrepreneurship, international studies, and culture. The Anders Wall Foundation brings together a large group of young people interested in entrepreneurship and introduces them to the alumni network, Wallumni, that arranges regular meetings for its members.
Frans Westerlund and Charlotte Wall, who presented the scholarhip
Photo: Kristian Löveborg