Per Linden

CEO & Lead Consultant


Area of Expertise 

Asia Business Strategy ®C extensive knowledge and experience of managing the strategic process.Systems Development - trained in multinational company environment using world class management principles and methods.Organizational development ®C 16 years leadership experience in Asia including China, Japan, Korea, South East Asia and Australia. Knows the value of developing the right people and has strong cross-cultural understanding.China business venture start-ups - Has helped numerous clients start-up their China operations based on own practical experience and developed know how. Development of investment studies and capital appropriations requests.Production and sourcing in the mechanical industry in China ®C Experience of localization, production start-up and management and development of supplier audit systems.China Business Experience ®C 20 years experience of doing business in China.



Per Linden is founder, President and Lead Consultant at Scandic Sourcing. He has more than 25 years of consulting and industry experience in the area of market and business development in the manufacturing industry. Prior to founding Scandic sourcing, Per had a 21 year career within the Sandvik Group and was based in Sweden, USA, Singapore, Japan and China. He led strategic expansion in Asia for 7 years and set up Sandvik's first manufacturing operation in the Shanghai area.



Per received a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden and an EMBA at Rutgers State University of New Jersey, USA.

A longer interview with Per can be read here.