Managing Director & Partner
Ib Löfgrén is a member of Boston Consulting Group's Transform practice and the Nordics system lead. Since joining BCG in 2008, Ib has set up and led numerous holistic, large-scale transformations, operating model, and organizational restructuring programs. Ib has achieved significant bottom-line impact and change for his clients. Through his transformation work, he commands the in-depth knowledge and experience of BCG's full Rigorous Program Management (RPM) and reorganization toolbox.
Ib also has extensive experience in post-merger integration, operating model design, organizational change, operational performance improvement, and mergers and acquisitions. His clients represent a broad range of industrial segments and private equity investors. While at BCG, Ib has worked out of the firm’s offices in Helsinki and Boston.
Transformation initiatives that go beyond the merger synergies of integrating two organizations are crucial to position the new company for outsize performance.
BCG Managing Director & Partner Ib Löfgrén defines the concept of full-potential PMI—a powerful way to help clients deliver value by creating a platform for future growth—and shows how BCG is supporting clients beyond typical benchmarks for traditional PMIs.
M&A is tough, especially when it involves an underperforming asset that needs a turnaround. About 40% of all deals require some kind of turnaround. With M&A valuations now at record levels, companies must pay higher prices simply to get a deal done. In this environment, leaders need a highly structured approach to put the odds in their favor.
For leaders with strong transformation experience, a slowing economy can be an opportunity to buy troubled assets at a discount and create value by turning them around.