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Taru Weckroth

Senior Managing Consultant, M&A Community Lead

+358 40 510 1918

"Taru is a true professional who combines a very analytical mind with swift and driven execution."

Special skills

  • Post-merger integration

  • 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

Strengths

  • 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

Relevant experience

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

Education

  • MSc (Economics), Helsinki School of Economics, 1995

  • MSc (Development Management), Open University, London, 2008

  • Strategic M&A, Aalto Executive Education, Helsinki, 2019