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Jan E Kristiansen

kristiansen.jpgJan E. Kristiansen
Partner/Director Europe, Israel & Africa
Frost & Sullivan
jan.kristiansen@frost.com



Functional Expertise

25 years of business leadership, company creation/rapid ramp-up and strategy expertise, having worked on more than 150 significant strategy design & implementation projects on a Global scale. Particular expertise in

  • Market entry and expansion strategies
  • New product development and launch strategies
  • New business models (in particular those leveraging ICT technologies)
  • Customer based market-competitive strategies, repositioning strategies
  • Innovative distribution concepts
  • Performance improvement programmes, turnaround strategies, business transformation
  • Partnership/JV strategies, M&A and VC related activities

Industry Expertise

Experience base covering broad range of sectors, leveraging long-standing working relationships with leading industry participants’ CEOs, Boards and Senior Executives in:

  • IT, Telecoms, E Business
  • Aerospace, Defence, Automation
  • Automotive, Transport & Distribution 
  • Financial Services
  • Process industries, in particular Chemicals (specialty, commodity, Petro-Chemicals), Paper & Pulp
  • Retail & FMCG

What I bring to the Team

  • Broad-based experience in multiple sectors gained over last 25 years working with C Levels/Boards/Owners
  • International/Global perspective on business success and drivers of growth in multi-cultural environments
  • Sharp focus on business analytics to drive success based on addressing fundamental success factors
  • Expertise in Business Strategy and Financial Engineering, as enablers of successful growth strategies
  • Passion for Team work & ambitious change programmes

Career Highlights

Before Frost & Sullivan, Partner/Director in various consulting companies after a career start in FMCG

  • 1990-93, 96-03 - Partner & Head of Consulting - Arkwright Group, pan-European Bain spin-off
  • 1994-95 - Principal - OC&C Strategy Consultants, France 
  • 1987-90 - Consultant - Bain & Company, London & Paris
  • 1985-86 - Trade Attache – French Embassy in Norway
  • 1984-85 - Brand Manager - Procter & Gamble France

Education

  • MBA from ESSEC Business School, Paris (France), London Business School Corporate Finance Executive MBA

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