NEWS, JANUARY 2018
New CEO for Modular Management
Karl-Johan Linghede is the new CEO of Modular Management Group as of January 2018. Karl-Johan replaces company founder Alex von Yxkull, who becomes a working board member.
Modular Management, based in Stockholm, is a world-leading consulting firm in modularity and configuration.
Karl-Johan’s most recent position was Vice President and Head of Finance & Corporate Management at consulting firm Acando. He has extensive experience of driving and developing organizations with management consulting and effective digital solutions.
Prior to Acando, Karl-Johan worked at Scania with production development. His responsibilities included investments in production capacity, redefining productions flows and securing manufacturing for new products. He has also worked in USA and Canada for the family business in the concrete industry.
Modular Management in Brief
Modular Management is a world leading consultancy that makes the seemingly impossible possible. Thanks to modular product architectures, clients can increase productivity, speed up the delivery of new products and customize their offering all at the same time.
With more than 100 successful cases in sectors including home appliances, transport, power generation, construction equipment and telecom, Modular Management is internationally regarded as market leader within this field.
Karl-Johan Linghede, CEO, Modular Management Group:
“I’m really looking forward to getting to know Modular Management’s clients, international consultants and software team. We have unique know-how and the capacity to realize business value for our clients through modularization. And the track record to prove it. We now have the opportunity to accelerate service delivery and grow the advisory part of our business. At the same time we can take a position as a leading solution provider with PALMA®. This unique digital solution for product architecture data is built on a state-of-the-art platform that is faster and more capable than anything else available. I’m proud to join Modular Management and, together with my new colleagues, look forward to realizing the next steps in the growth of our company.”
Alex von Yxkull, Founder and Former CEO, Modular Management Group:
“As an investment in the future of Modular Management, the Board has been looking for a person that will strengthen our capabilities to grow. We’re therefore very excited to present Karl-Johan Linghede as new CEO. As for me, I’ll remain in the company as a working board member focusing on sales and partner relations.”