Managing Director & Partner
Jesper Damm is a core member of Boston Consulting Group’s Transformation and Operations practices. He is a core member of BCG’s TURN team, focusing on step-change performance improvements.
Since joining BCG in 2006, Jesper has led numerous large-scale transformation programs in a wide range of industries. His engagements have focused on designing and implementing large-scale change for sustainable performance improvement; and his client work has covered strategy, procurement, manufacturing, organization, sales force, and digital.
Jesper has worked with clients in the industrial goods, financial services, consumer goods, and energy industries. In addition, he leads the End-to-End Cost Excellence topic for the firm in the Central Europe and Middle East region.
Prior to joining BCG, Jesper worked as an analyst at Polaris, a Danish private equity company.
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