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ANNUAL REPORT 2015

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In China, they don’t eat cheese with sticks

To Peder Tuborgh, CEO of Arla, this knowledge is essential in order to remain in the frontline of an industry where the demographics have changed drastically in recent years. Peder Tuborgh has been in Arla for almost three decades, the past 11 years as CEO. His time as CEO has been transformative and truly remarkable; the revenue has doubled and Arla has remodelled itself from a Nordic company to a true global player. A daredevil of dairy with a new bold strategy emphasising marketing and innovation. Watch the video and read the case about Peder Tuborgh and why it’s important to know how the Chinese eat cheese.

ARLA CASE

A new dawn after Skyfall

In 2013, Jacob Schram had a big idea. Statoil Fuel & Retail, which he was heading,
had been acquired by global convenience store conglomerate Alimentation Couche-Tard,
and even though this event had caused some disappointment at first, Jacob had decided to stay on board.
After an exciting journey, Jacob and his colleagues are now on the verge of launching a united global brand.
Watch the video and read their story on how to unite several brands into one global brand.

ACT CASE

Old habits die hard

After the financial crisis, Maersk Tankers was facing difficult market conditions.
As a response, Maersk Tankers defined an ambitious five-year strategy. To
turn the strategy into reality, they decided to apply the Value Realisation methodology.
VALUE REALISATION AT MAERSK TANKERS

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Five “new oldies”

We are big fans of our team of Junior Consultants. In addition to their talent and dedication, they are a source of energy and inspiration to our entire civilisation. Therefore, it is our great pleasure and a true privilege to announce that five of our Junior Consultants have decided to stick around as full-time consultants.

Amalienborg > Harvard > QVARTZ

The QVARTZ team is more than happy to announce that our colleague, Vilhelm Vig Nielsen, has received the Crown Prince Frederik Scholarship for a year of studies at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. The honour was announced during a ceremony at the Danish Royal Palace, Amalienborg, on June 13. Crown Prince Frederik greeted and congratulated this year’s recipients of the prestigious scholarship, and Vilhelm himself held a speech for the Crown Prince Frederik Foundation and the former recipients of the scholarship.

El Capitan

The QVARTZ team is very happy to announce that Niclas Næstoft Jakobsen, 36 years of age, will assume the role of Office Manager in the iconic Copenhagen office, where the QVARTZ adventure began.

Rystad Energy takes home the trophy

The winners of the 2016 QVARTZ Soccer Challenge in Olso are Rystad Energy. Best wishes to you guys, and a big thank you to all the participating teams. We hope to see you all again next year.

QVARTZ at Distortion

For a couple of days each year, Copenhagen is turned into one huge street party: Distortion. Rarely missing a chance to celebrate, we joined the feast – and invited 25 enthusiastic students to join us.

Senior advisor strengthens QVARTZ’ energy practice

Energy heavyweight Lars Clausen has agreed to lend us his vast knowledge of the industry through a flexible senior advisor partnership. Lars has an impressive track record, having held CEO positions in Shell UK & Scandinavia, DONG Energy Sales & Distribution, Gazprom retail and IBM Denmark. He has a proven record of growth delivery, growing shareholders’ returns, improving customer satisfaction and creating team excitement.

What we offer
to our clients

First-tier consulting skills – insight and experience delivered with integrity. Flexible approach – matching team and skill configuration to client needs. People centrism – mobilising client organisations’ energy and capacity.

What we offer
to our people

Leadership through followership – creating opportunities for others as early as possible. Individualised career development – accelerated learning and career ownership. Opportunity to influence – room to create, build and be entrepreneurial.

Care to join our civilisation?

Check out current job openings and upcoming events here

Be a lioness

OSLO: Fierce. Festive. Educational. Engaging. This spring’s all-female event at QVARTZ in Oslo has a bit of everything. Come meet us at our office in Wergelandsveien on August 25. We will share our stories about QVARTZ: our history, our aspirations and what it is like to be part of the QVARTZ civilisation.

In pursuit of the greater good

COPENHAGEN: QVARTZ is experiencing rapid growth – especially in our public sector practice in Denmark. We are therefore looking for new senior forces to strengthen our Team Public in Copenhagen. We are a management consulting company with Nordic roots and a global reach. Results & relationships are our core values and represented in everything we do.