Managing Director & Senior Partner
Anders R. Madsen is a Managing Director & Partner at BCG Stockholm. He is also the leader of the Industrial Goods practice in Nordics and part of Nordic management team in BCG.
The focus of Anders’s consulting career has over the last 15 years centered around driving large scale change (incl. PMIs) and digital strategy/M&A for leading companies in the Nordic region. His primary industry focus is within Industrial Goods (Automotive, Process industry (incl. forest & chemicals), Transport/logistics) but he also serve clients in other sectors with a functional focus on PMI and Organization and People.
In particular, Anders has led a series of bigger reorganizations and profit improvement programs focusing on areas such as strategy development, pre and post-merger, cost improvement, commercial excellence, change management, procurement and supply chain transformation. Recently Anders has engaged on the decarbonization challenge and has driven decarbonization strategy projects incl. new business models within sustainability.
BCG surveyed 125 companies that ship cargo to gauge their willingness to pay a premium for carbon-neutral shipping. Their responses present both challenges and opportunities for the shipping industry.
In this article, we assess the efficacy of these approaches, relying upon an in-depth analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Total Shareholder Returns (TSR). We identify global industry patterns and evaluate how Nordic companies perform compared to their industry peers and share five steps that are necessary for companies to come out stronger.