"Taru is a true professional who combines a very analytical mind with swift and driven execution."
ICT and finance integration in mergers, acquisitions and carveouts
Project and program management, PMO
ERP and financial system implementation: SAP ByD, Oracle EBS, Oracle JD Edwards, Oracle Retail, LS NAV, SAP R/3
Strong leadership skills and experience to enable teams to achieve excellent results even in difficult circumstances
Supply chain, logistics and warehouse operations
Data management: data integration and migration, master data management, data quality, data warehousing
Business intelligence: reporting and presentation
Thorough understanding of M&A and post-merger complexities
Deep skills in ERP project management, drawing from years of experience in complex ERP transformations
Systematic and effective project management, including agile methods
Familiar with the international multi-party environment and navigating interest conflicts and communication challenges
Wide understanding of information management, from master data and data migration to data warehousing and business intelligence, and further to machine learning and AI
Taru has over 20 years of experience in leading business critical and complex technology and change programs in large international companies.
She currently leads the M&A Community at Midagon.
Executive Advisor in M&A finance integration framework creation for a global high technology company
Executive Advisor in a multinational catering carveout and integration
Project manager and cutover manager in a Nordic publishing company post-merger ERP implementation
Project Manager and Finance and ICT stream lead in two post-merger integrations for a leading global high technology company
Project Manager in post-merger integration for a major logistics service provider in Finland
Project manager in several large international ERP implementations
MSc (Economics), Helsinki School of Economics, 1995
MSc (Development Management), Open University, London, 2008
Strategic M&A, Aalto Executive Education, Helsinki, 2019