Strategic Partners 2019

Groupe SEB

Electrolux shapes living for the better by reinventing taste, care and wellbeing experiences, making life more enjoyable and sustainable for millions of people. As a leading global appliance company, we place the consumer at the heart of everything we do. Through our brands, including Electrolux, AEG, Anova, Frigidaire, Westinghouse and Zanussi, we sell more than 60 million household and professional products in more than 150 markets every year. In 2017 Electrolux had sales of SEK 122 billion and employed 56,000 people around the world. For more information go to

World reference in small domestic equipment, Groupe SEB operates in nearly 150 countries with a unique portfolio of top brands including Tefal, Rowenta, Moulinex, Krups, Lagostina, All-Clad, and Supor, marketed through multi-format retailing. Selling some 300 million products a year, it deploys a long-term strategy focused on innovation, international development, competitiveness and service to clients. At December 31 2017, Groupe SEB had around 33,000 employees worldwide.

HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions and connected services.

Our talented workforce and innovation strength create value for our stakeholders by enabling rich experiences through the connected car, connected enterprise and connected lifestyle.

Audiophiles from every generation call on HARMAN to deliver the best in sound in the studio and on the stage, at home and on the go. HARMAN’s portfolio of legendary audio brands includes JBL®, Harman Kardon®, AKG®, Infinity®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®.

HARMAN has market leadership positions in amongst others Bluetooth Portable Speakers and Headphones and more than 50 million vehicles on the road today enjoy an enhanced driving experience, thanks to HARMAN audio and infotainment. We extend the same spirit of innovation to the world’s leading performance and sporting venues, providing everyone with the best seats in the house. Further information about HARMAN is available at:


Canon Europe is the EMEA arm of Canon Inc., a global provider of imaging technologies and services, and one of the world’s most well-recognised and loved brands. Canon Europe has operations in around 120 countries, employs approximately 19,000 people across the region, and contributes about a third of Canon’s global revenues annually.

Founded in 1937, Canon has been a leading name in imagery for the past 80 years, and is dedicated to helping people constantly re-imagine what is possible through imaging. From cameras to commercial printers, business consultancy to healthcare technologies, Canon enriches lives and businesses through imaging innovation.

Canon is growing the positive power of imaging technology and services. By delivering social and environmental benefits through our people and products, we are powerfully demonstrating our commitment to our philosophy of Kyosei: living and working together for the common good.

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Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Since its founding in 1968, Intel Corporation has grown into the world’s largest semiconductor company (based on revenue).

The company’s products include microprocessors, chipsets, other semiconductor products and software which are integral to computers, ultra-mobile devices, data centers powering the Cloud and Big Data, as well as the Internet of Things. As a leader in corporate responsibility and sustainability, Intel also manufactures the world’s first commercially available “conflict-free” microprocessors.

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GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables its clients to make smarter decisions. More than 13,000 market research experts combine their passion with GfK’s long-standing data science experience. This allows GfK to deliver vital global insights matched with local market intelligence from more than 100 countries. By using innovative technologies and data sciences, GfK turns big data into smart data, enabling its clients to improve their competitive edge and enrich consumers’ experiences and choices.

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SES-imagotag is a fast-growing retail tech company founded in 1992 and listed on Euronext Paris stock exchange, with sales of c. USD 200 million. SES-imagotag is the world leader in Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) and digital solutions for retail. SES-imagotag serves over 100 retailers in 54 countries, including 30 of the Global Top 100 retailers, with an installed base of over 14.000 hypermarkets, supermarkets, Consumer Electronic, DIY and furniture stores. It has installed 150 million ESL which manage over 8 billion price updates annually. Key clients include Carrefour, Casino, Auchan, Walmart, Media Markt, Saturn, Darty-Fnac, Elkjop, Boulanger, M-Video, Sephora, Edeka, The Home-Depot, Norgesgruppen, Dansk, Jysk, Coop, and many others. Our mission is to help retailers leverage digital technologies to build more efficient stores (pricing automation, automated shelf monitoring, geolocation, …) and transform their physical stores into connected and interactive environments, enabling seamless omnichannel and enhanced customer experience (eg. shopper connectivity at the shelf).

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with offices in more than 90 cities in 50 countries. For more information, please visit

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