Jesper Hagberg

Jesper Hagberg


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Jesper Hagberg

Professional Background

  • Over 25 years of international experience in Digitalization and Digital Transformation in the Speciality Chemical Industry.
  • CEO Nordic region, turnover 175 MEUR
  • Leading global Operational Excellence teams, driving change with Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • 20+ years in various CIO and IT management positions working mainly within project management, ERP (SAP, Movex, NAV) M&A, strategy and business driven IT
  • Published several articles and methodologies on Digitalization, Digital Transformation, Performance Excellence and Exit Excellence
  • Master of Science, Business Administration and Economics
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
  • Based in Sweden
  • Native Swedish, fluent English and basic German and French

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Post Merger Integration (PMI), M&A, Divesture
  • IT Program management, complex portfolio and global change management leadership
  • Operational Transition, IT and Change Management as consultant
  • Multiple outsourcing, off-shoring and near-shoring projects
  • Lean & Six Sigma driven change across the globe
  • Company management as CEO and board member
  • Restructuring and Turnaround
  • Corporate Strategy and Implementation
  • Excellent stakeholder capabilities
  • Executive level business coach with a strong background in leadership development
  • FOCUS AREAS: Post-Merger Integration, Digital Transformation, IT, Strategy, Excellence, Digitalisation, Lean, Supply-Chain, Project and Program Management

Project Highlights

  • PMO lead of post-merger integration of global IT integration, expanding to lead the integration of all functions and BU’s spanning EUR 1,5 billion sales, 6.000 people in 40 countries
  • Exchanged infrastructure in 27 countries, 82 sites, 3.000 users and migrated data center in 9 month
  • Roll-out SAP to 27 countries with 21 country go-lives in 12 months
  • Closed overall integration within time and budget
  • Coached PMO lead in global M&A / divesture-program, spanning 3 global business units
  • Participated in multiple M&A, divestures, global change programs as IT project leader
  • Proven track-record successfully leading Digitalisation and Digital Transformation across the globe
  • Delivered all-time high benefits and top cost-benefit ratio as global Excellence leader by introducing and implementing an agile change program soaring projects with 50%