Johan Groth
Senior Executive Advisor


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Johan Groth

Professional Background

  • 27 years in various management positions and roles mainly working with Business Development and Integration assignments.
  • Owned and led several businesses within Consultancy, Big Data, eHealth and CRM.
  • Led several integration projects, either post merger or preparation for merger/cut out projects.
  • +10 years experience of the Nordic and International Telco/IT scene working within Telia Financial Services, KPMG and LogicaCMG.
  • Written articles and done several auditorium presentation about using digitalisation more effective in merge and/or improvement projects.
  • Native Swedish, fluent English and basic German speaker

M&A Expertise

  • Post merger integration (PMI)
  • M&A projects
  • Due Diligence and Business Development
  • Sectors: Telecom, IT, Finance, Retail, Services and Utilities, Health, Consulting, Outsourcing/Managed Services/BPO sectors.
  • Strategy – leading several major strategy development projects targeting new product offerings, competitors, partners and customers.
  • Project management of merger and cut out projects
  • Transformation/Change Management/Team building –in corporate line management roles and as a interim management consultant
  • Building companies from “start up” to being sellable within scheduled timeframe.
  • Hands on experience from several Business Development roles in creating a strategy and then implement that in an operational environment with achieved targets.

Project Highlights

  • Led the post acquisition transformation team for ElfaDistrelec. (Retail) to become a customer focused and fast moving organization (Integration DD and PMI execution.)
  • Transformed a consultancy company. (Consulting, People, SW) , prior to a merge, from a highly specialized consultancy business to a company with a clear sellable offering (DD + Execution of operational improvements.)
  • Operational BD/Due Diligence for a senior team in Logica (Consulting) in preparation of being acquired by CGI. (Training and mentoring.)
  • Due Diligence assignment for Sodexo Nordics ( Services and Utilities) covering internal support services and how these could be utilized in a more efficient and proactive way. (Cut Out /Merger between units.)
  • Interim CEO/MD for an international IT consultancy company (+25.000 staff worldwide) closing down its Nordic offices before acquiring another company with Nordic presence.(Interim Management)
  • Scouting for companies to fit in with an international Telecom operators plan to acquire. (Integration, DD and PMI support)

GPMIP Contact us
GPMIP UK Contact Andrew
GPMIP Sweden Contact Michael
GPMIP USA Contact Scott & Stefan
GPMIP Belgium Contact Christophe
GPMIP Israel Contact Eitan
GPMIP France Contact Gilles
GPMIP Austria Contact Günther
GPMIP Japan Contact Hitoshi
GPMIP Japan Contact Masaki
GPMIP China Contact Robert
GPMIP USA Contact Scott
GPMIP Italy Contact Sergio
GPMIP USA Contact Stefan
GPMIP Netherlands Contact Anirvan