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Banker

Urho Veikko Henrik Makkonen, Finnish banker. Decorated medal of Liberty 1st class, 1940, grand cross Order of Lion (Finland), 1978; Commander Order of Dannebrog (Denmark), 1956. Chairman Foundation Research of Heart Diseases, Helsinki, since 1982.

Background

Makkonen, Urho Veikko Henrik was born on April 1, 1919 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Armas Veikko and Else Sofia (Lagerlö f) Makkonen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Helsinki, 1941; Master of Arts, University Helsinki, 1942.

Career

With Finnish Diplomatic Service, 1943-1957; member board management, Kansallis-Osake-Pankki, Helsinki, since 1957; executive vice president, Helsinki, 1964-1975; president, Helsinki, 1975-1983. Chairman supervisory board Rauma-Repola Oy, Helsinki, since 1976, Perusyhtymä Oy, Helsinki, since 1980, Huhtamäki Oy, Turku, since 1979.

Membership

Chairman Foundation Research of Heart Diseases, Helsinki, since 1982.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: historical literature, tennis.

Connections

Married Irja Haapanen, April 11, 1943. Children– Leena Makkonen Linnasalmi, Kari, Heikki.

father:
Armas Veikko

mother:
Else Sofia (Lagerlö

spouse:
Irja Haapanen

children:
Kari Makkonen

Leena Makkonen Linnasalmi Makkonen

Heikki Makkonen