Podcast with Johan Karlberg


The Automotive Industry’s road to recovery post-COVID

Speaker Name

Johan Karlberg – Partner & VP, Roland Berger, Shanghai

Speaker Bio

Johan Karlberg is a Partner in the Roland Berger Greater China Office. His expertise includes operations strategy and operations excellence across a wide range of industries (automotive, commercial vehicles, industrial equipment, medical equipment, consumer durables, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, etc.) His key focus has been on automotive and industrial equipment. Johan Karlberg has supported Automotive clients on non-operation topics, e.g., corporate turnaround, R&D efficiency, dealer development, SG&A-reduction, and outsourcing of facilities management.

Across the manufacturing industries, Johan Karlberg has supported MNC’s with global industrial footprint strategies, post-merger integration of manufacturing networks, manufacturing cost reduction, logistics and distribution, S&OP, strategic sourcing, and also numerous cases of development and implementation of operating models for COO.

Johan Karlberg’s deep operations expertise gets proven through his publications on professional magazines like Supply Chain Management Review.

He completed Master’s Programs in Computer Science at the Chalmers University of Technology and in Business Administration (partial) as Gothenburg School of Business and Economics. He has also completed various executive programs, for example, in Supply Chain Strategy at Stanford University.

Pls look at the below links to get more details on the topic.

2020.02 Automotive Disruption Radar (#7) rolandberger.com/en/Publications/Pandemic-may-accelerate-disruption-in-the-automotive-industry.html

– 2020.05 Auto road to recovery – post-COVID rolandberger.com/en/Point-of-View/The-automotive-industry’s-road-to-recovery.html

– 2019.09 Mobility transformation rolandberger.com/en/Point-of-View/New-mobility-The-radical-transformation-of-an-industry.html

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