Columbus Global

Michaël Navon new global leader for the Strategy & Change Business Line

Columbus has appointed Michaël Navon as Business Line Executive for the strategic business area Strategy & Change, where he will lead the development and growth of digital and strategic advisory for customers.

Michaël Navon will lead the development and growth of Columbus’ global Business Line Strategy & Change, which is a strategic focus in Columbus’ growth ambition to become the customers’ preferred digital advisor.

“Michaël Navon has deep knowledge and competencies within management consulting, change management and digital transformation while at the same time being an experienced senior leader with an international profile. I look forward to getting Michaël on board to accelerate one of our strategic Business Lines within digital advisory”, says CEO & President Søren Krogh Knudsen.

Michaël Navon brings more than 20 years of experience from the IT and consultancy industry, most recently as EMEA Transformation Lead at Red Hat. He previously held international positions at Ericsson, HP and Accenture. Michaël joins Columbus 1 August 2022.

“It is a great honor to join Columbus, and I look forward to supporting its continued profitable growth, through developing and empowering Columbus’ highly skilled people within Strategy & Change. I am excited to bring Columbus’ unique expertise to the market, and act as a strategic advisor to our customers, so that they achieve tangible success and quantifiable value in their business transformation”, says Michaël Navon.

With the Focus23 strategy, Columbus is increasing its focus on digital advisory for larger customers in the retail, manufacturing, and food industries. By combining technology expertise with deep industry understanding, Columbus helps create a solid foundation for change processes and plan a strategic direction for the digital development. The Business Line Strategy & Change is central in ensuring that customers achieve the optimal business outcome of the digital transformation journey.



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Columbus is a global IT services and consulting company specialized in digital transformation. Our more than 1,500 digital explorers collaborate with our customers in the manufacturing, retail & distribution, and food & process industries. We advise, implement and manage business critical solutions within Strategy & Change, Customer Experience, Digital Commerce, Data & Analytics, Application Management and Cloud ERP. Headquartered in Denmark, we have offices and partners worldwide - delivering locally on a global scale

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New analysis of Columbus’ financial results for Q3 2023 and new strategy; New Heights4.12.2023 14:22:29 CET | Nyhed

The stock analysis firm, Aktieinfo, has just published an analysis of Columbus’ results for Q3 2023 and the newly published strategy - New Heights. The analysis concludes, among other things, that: "After ten consecutive quarters of growth and maintaining guidance for 2023 with organic growth expected to be between 8-12% and an EBITDA margin of 7.4-9.0%, Columbus concludes the strategic plan Focus23. All goals have been achieved. Now, new ambitious yet achievable goals are set for the period 2024-26, anticipating an annual average organic growth of 10% and a significant improvement in the EBITDA margin to 15% by 2026. Columbus is thus taking a step towards 'New Heights' for revenue, earnings, and stock prices." The analysis can we found here (in Danish):

Strong Q3 Interim Report, new ambitious growth targets for 2024-2026 and new focus on Life Science15.11.2023 09:18:19 CET | Pressemeddelelse

In the third quarter of 2023, Columbus once again delivered impressive organic top-line growth of 15% (excluding acquisitions and currency), and the increase in operating profit (EBITDA) was as much as 28%. Columbus has created a solid foundation for the upcoming strategy period – New Heights – which in particular will focus on boosting profitability with an EBITDA margin of 15% by the end of 2026. Columbus expects 10% compounded annual growth in 2024 – 2026.

New analysis of Columbus’ financial result for Q2 2023 published by Aktieinfo31.8.2023 12:16:10 CEST | Pressemeddelelse

The analysis concludes, among other things, that: Columbus delivers what is promised. Growth adjusted for acquisition and currency was achieved with 16% in the second quarter (19% adjusted for currency and including acquisitions) and 14% in the first half of the year. In the second quarter, Columbus managed to invoice 70% of the consultants' hours. This testifies increased efficiency, which is one of the goals of the Focus23 strategy. With the execution of the Focus23 strategy, Columbus appears stringent and focused on servicing the core customer group. The analysis can we found here (in Danish):

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