New appointment at the Stockholm School of Economics, Russia.

18/08/2013

St. Petersburg, January 17, 2011.
Press release

Claes Berlin has been appointed to the position of Executive MBA Program Director at the Stockholm School of Economics, Russia.

Claes Berlin
Claes Berlin
Executive MBA
Program Director


Claes Berlin has been appointed to the position of Executive MBA Program Director at the Stockholm School of Economics, Russia.

Claes has a Master of Science degree in Electronic Engineering, graduating from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1975. He began his career as a Component Engineer i the Aviation industry and served during many years as a Product Assurance Manager in several international space projects both within telecommunication, science and commercial launcher programs. 

The largest part of his professional life Claes Berlin devoted to the RUAG Space Sweden (previously SAAB Space), working as the Quality Director and has over 30 years of experience within the international space business. His portfolio includes expertise in the areas of Quality Management, Process Management, Change Management, Supply Chain Management, Leadership and Operational Excellence. This gave Claes a status of a business icon in the space industry and quality management in Sweden and also internationally as recently shown during his presentations and workshop at NASA.

As one piece of his broad international experience, Claes has worked part-time for 15 years as speaker, consultant and teacher specifically in Russia. His long “Russian” experience started in 1994 as part of a SIDA-project developing Russian industry and in 1996 as a part of the team starting the Russian Quality Award based on the EFQM model in corporation with VNIIS and Gosstandard. During the years Claes acted as part time advisor within the automotive industry and other high technology industrial sectors, performed several presentations in seminars and conferences in Quality Management in Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Tomsk and Togliatti. 

Within the last years Claes started his own consulting company conducting MBA lectures and courses and supporting industry giving inspirations and operative know-how and support with within TQM, Quality Management, Business Process Management both within Sweden and internationally. 

Claes is very enthusiastic about his new appointment at the Stockholm School of Economics, Russia because he always been interested in people professional development, and his long-time industrial operative experience together with his knowledge of the Russian reality and market will make his work at the leading business school in Russia even more promising.

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