The QVARTZ Annual 2017 brings you stories from inspirational companies, intriguing organisations, new offices and cool people around the world.
Last Friday marked the end of an era for Novo Nordisk CFO Jesper Brandgaard as he stepped down from his position to pursue a non-executive career after serving the global healthcare giant for 20 years. On the way to his farewell reception, Jesper stopped by our Copenhagen offices in Ryesgade to give a speech about career, leadership and value creation. Truly generous, and truly inspirational.
“More and more investors are understanding sustainability as a true value driver” Stephanie Hubold
A warm welcome to our 17 new colleagues.
We kickstarted this week by sharing our best case-solving tips and tricks with talented students at Brown University.
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Today's large corporations can become leaders in the digital world if they dare to rethink their approach to strategy and embrace the agile operating model. Read QVARTZ and Vertical's recent white paper to find out how.
Meet Byron Pirola, Managing Partner at Port Jackson Partners.
“It’s clear that diversity in the workforce is a decisive factor for the competitiveness and success of any enterprise. This is why diversity is good business and everybody’s business” Leonie Hillebrecht, DEA
Last week, senior consultants and managers from all corners of the QVARTZ civilization gathered at the beautiful Kokkedal Castle, north of Copenhagen, to spend two days discussing and practicing how to create lasting impact.
“A human being who gets a deep sense of meaning from the work that he or she is doing is much more productive and efficient than someone who is merely satisfied” - Morten Albæk
“No client and no QVARTZ partner expects a 24-year-old graduate to have deep industry knowledge about anything.”
Last week, we celebrated 19 firecrackers whose skills and determination have earned them each a well-deserved promotion. Congrats!
“Digital is not a ‘thing’ that lives in some corner of the company, but rather something we all need to embrace” Christian Birk, B&O
In a recent interview for the Barton Partnership, QVARTZ Engagement Partner Amanda Chin and six other female strategists talk about some of the diversity initiatives they have seen their businesses.
This weekend, our ingenious community of Interns and Junior Consultants met up in Stockholm.
The automotive aftermarket is undergoing a gradual but profound change. In a few years, the market will look completely different.
QVARTZ Manager Are Kaspersen is a true globetrotter with a spike within renewable energy. His career has brought him from American consultancies to international energy corporations, and from Angola to Kazakhstan, Singapore and many other countries. Watch the video and learn why he chose to join QVARTZ.
“Dare to employ people who complement you and dare to employ people who you would like to have as your boss” Klas Forsström, Sandvik Machining Solutions
On April 1, Stephanie Denning joins our New York office as a manager and we could not be more excited to welcome her on board.
Meet Bjarke Ingels, Danish architect wonder kid and founder of Bjarke Ingels Group.