Pauli Arenram

Pauli Arenram
Senior Executive Advisor


People profiles

Pauli Arenram

Professional Background

  • 10 years at Junior- and Senior High School and University as teacher and school leader in Sweden.
  • Over 25 years in various international and local management roles at Atlas Copco and Epiroc.
  • Product Manager, Marketing Manager, General Manager, Vice President Production and R&D, Vice President Marketing, Vice President Business Development and M&A, Group Acquisition Process Manager.
  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Economy and Organization, MSc in Mathematics and Music Education, Master of Management
  • Postgraduate courses in Corporate Finance
  • Fluent in Swedish, English, German, Finnish

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Management of small teams to large teams in a global context.
  • Member of management teams with a business headcount of up to 6000 employees.
  • Chair of production company boards in six countries and the Technology board, Itatec, of the International Tunneling Association. Chair of sales company business boards in 30 countries.
  • Developed and maintained a full fledge acquisition process at the Atlas Copco Group.
  • M&A strategy development & Target company identification and selection.
  • Company valuation & synergy identification
  • Project Management in the transaction phase and integration phase

Project Highlights

  • Involvement in about 100 international acquisition attempts over the past 20 years.
  • Project leader and/or integration manager in many small to mid-size acquisition projects in Germany, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Australia, Estonia, Bulgaria, China.
  • Creator of and speaker at several Atlas Copco in-house M&A training programs.
  • In-house M&A coach for multiple business divisions and integration managers.
  • Strong hands-on change management experience.
  • Delivery of some of the most successful acquisitions in the Atlas Copco Group.
  • Markets/industries: Electric and pneumatic tools within the Automotive industry. Pneumatic and hydraulic construction tools, generators and compressors within the construction and demolition industry. Equipment and services within the mining industry.