Mikael Kruhsberg
Senior Executive Advisor


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Mikael Kruhsberg

Professional Background

  • Broad consulting experience from McKinsey&Co, PWC-Consulting and Macklean Strategiutveckling
  • Operational experience in telecom, IT, and biotech industries
  • Founded and led Macklean Strategiutveckling AB for five years with clients primarily in the Nordic food and beverage industry
  • CEO of PortWise, an identity and secure access solution developer with presence in Europe, Asia and Americas. PortWise was acquired by its larger competitor Nexus Technology
  • 6 years at IBM Global Services in areas such as M&A, Strategic Outsourcing and Service Transformation
  • MBA from INSEAD, MSc, Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology and BSc, Engineering from Dartmouth College
  • Native Swedish, fluent English and basic French speaker

M&A Expertise

  • Corporate Strategy development and implementation
  • Change Management and Post merger integration (PMI)
  • Non-organic growth strategies and M&A
  • Profit Improvement and Turn-around projects
  • Due Diligence management
  • Sectors: Professional Services, Food and Beverage, IT and IT Services, Media, Telecommunication
  • Strategy – leading several major strategy development projects for Nordic clients
  • Scenario development in close client cooperation
  • Co-operatively owned companies: Led strategy and business development in several co-operatively owned food industry and professional services companies
  • CEO of both a professional services company and a multi-national IT-product company

Project Highlights

  • Nordic dairy company – Led the development of new corporate strategy involving company management, board and owners in the project – Food and Beverage Industry
  • LRF Media – Led the divestiture of LRF Media Magazines to Bonnier Tidskrifter and Svenska Media Docu – Media Industry
  • IBM Global Services – Co-led the transformation of IBM Integrated Technology Services from a business model based on the skill sets of the individual service engineer to a model that focussed on the client-value of the delivered service and connected to global delivery capabilities (on/near/off-shoring) – IT Industry
  • Swedish certification company – Led the transformation project to a profitable professional service company – Food and Beverage and Professional services Industries
  • Swedish Ministry of Industry – Led the development of future scenario for the Swedish food processing industry for policy and regulatory development – Food and Beverage, Government.

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