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Liselotte Engstam is an experienced international executive leader, currently responsible for HCL's business in the Nordic's. Successfully established HCL with a differentiated strategy, becoming the fastest growing R&D and IT services company in Nordic region.

Passion for innovation & enabling leadership putting employees first, implementing broad organizational social media programs, mentoring and pioneering CSR programs. Strong background in services including strategy consulting, R&D engineering-, business process-, application- and infrastructure services, utilizing the benefit of both local and global delivery elements. Extensive multicultural experience leading operating units and teams in Nordic, Europe, US and Asia.

Prior to HCL contributed more than 20 years in various international leadership positions at IBM, including start & expansion of several new service lines.

Member of several business networks as Swedish India Business Council, Swedish Corporate Board Association network & Ruter Dam Alumni network. Board member at Boarding For Success.Additional to Master of Science concluded several Executive Programs at universities as Harvard, London Business School, INSEAD and IMD. Certified from board programs with Styrelsekraft, Styrelseakademien and Women in Progress.

"Liselotte is a dedicated and innovative leader with a passion for business who is thrilled with challenges and sees solutions even in complex scenarios".

Media ex;

04/11 CEO Magazine; Customer not number one ,

06/11 Svenska Dagbladet; HCL a leadership success ,

10/11 Computer Sweden; HCL growth 285% over three years ,

10/11 Almega Magazine, page 8-9 ; Employees first to make customers satisfied ,

03/12 Veckans Affärer; 125 Most Powerful Business Women ,

03/12 Computer Sweden 50 Most Powerful It Women,

08/12 HCL Most Innovative in Nordics

Work experience

Nov 2008Present

Vice President, Head Nordic Region


Responsible for HCLs business expansion in the region including sales and delivery to customers in the Nordic Countries. HCL, is a global R&D, Engineering & IT Services Company originating from India, recognized with one of the most modern management in the world. Successfully established HCL, with a differentiated strategy, becoming the fastest growing R&D and IT services company in Nordic region, one of the most high-tech mature markets globally & with a large number of well known multinational brands as Volvo, Electrolux, IKEA, Nokia, Danfoss, Grundfos and Pohjola.


Outsourcing & Transformational Services Leader


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE. Responsible for major services partnerships in Financial Services Sector . 2007-2008BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION OUTSOURCING EXECUTIVE, PARTNER. Establishing and delivering Business Process Outsourcing Services for Nordic region. Partner at Business Consulting Services in Europe. 2003-2007GLOBAL SERVICES EXECUTIVE FOR For FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR. Responsible for sales and delivery of all services to Financial Services Sector in Nordic region, 2002-2003MANAGING PRINCIPAL MULTY INDUSTRY SERVICES. Responsible for delivery of all cross industry Consulting and System Integration Services as Strategy & Change, CRM, Procurement, ERP, ebusiness integration in Nordic region. 2001-2001 In Nordic/Europe/Global


Strategy & Change Management Consulting Leader


MANAGING PRINCIPAL STRATEGY & CHANGE CONSULTING EUROPE. Responsible for establishing and delivering strategy and change consulting in Europe. 1998-2001PRINCIPAL IBM CONSULTING GROUP NORDIC. Responsible for selling and delivering management consulting engagements in Nordic region. Transforming the Nordic practice to become profitable and Industry and category focused. 1992-1998


Manager, Sales & Specialist Roles


MANAGER & SALES. Responsible for Sales of Software and Services. 1987-1992MANAGER & SPECIALIST. System Development and Maintenance of Services Application Portfolio. Responsible for establishment of Enterprise Information Architecture. 1983-1986


Construction Manager


Responsible for construction work at major housing project.


Aug 1978Aug 1982

Master of Science

Chalmers University of Technology