Uppsala, Sweden 2007-09-03 --
Gavelin launches Gavelin & Co. into full time service after a twenty eight year
career at Eastman Kodak which literally took him around the world and into many
different businesses. In one way or another, Urban Gavelin was involved in
historical technological transformations of three industries; first the graphics
business with the advent of the Macintosh in the 80's, the professional
photography business move to digital technology in the 90's and the finally the
consumer transition to digital imaging during this decade.
years at Kodak Gavelin says: “In the end, what is left are your experiences and
everything you learned, together with all the relationships and friendships that
you struck along the way.”
Founded in 1998
Gavelin & Co. capture and share the tools they have developed and the
experiences gathered during these years in business. They focus on personal
productivity, leadership effectiveness, project- and business development
primarily in sales- marketing and executive management.
Gavelin & Co. helps their customers to increased profitability by helping them
identify and remove bottlenecks in their business. They prepare and execute
customized programs together with the client to fit their specific requirements.
Gavelin & Co.
delivers practical tools and creative advice in a number of ways: at seminars,
as public speaker, as consultant, coach and mentor.
Gavelin has twenty five years of business experience, of which eighteen in
international business. He has held positions as sales, marketing and business
development in Nordic, in the European market and world wide. Urban has lived
and worked in Stockholm, London and New York.
Urban has built and managed Nordic sales organisations and shown great results
in sales and marketing activities and is experienced with both consumer
electronics businesses as well as "business-to-business" He has worked with
change management and among other things developed and implemented new business
models for the complete European market. In addition he is experienced and
successful in media and Public Relations work.
During his time in the USA Urban was product line manager with responsibility
for a global sales budget, product development programs and world wide launches.
He has exceeded sales budgets of USD 45M and led strategic, long-term global
technology and product development programs.
initiative, is innovative and creative. He is a good team player, leader and
communicator. He has a basic business orientation, thinks strategically and gets
things done. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and
the Institute of Executive Management at the Stockholm School of Economics.
For more information
Gavelin & Co.
Telephone: +46 18 10 95 25