Principal Consultant

Johanne Solanet

Johanne Solanet is a Principal Consultant and Executive Coach. As a transformation expert, she drives performance improvements across the value chain and embeds cultural and organisational changes. Through a combination of action learning, coaching and leadership development programs, Johanne stretches the thinking of executives and builds their mental and behavioural “muscles” towards new ways of leading.

Johanne specialises in accompanying leaders in fast moving environments such as merger scenarios. She brings hands-on experience from her work across Europe and Asia Pacific managing cross-functional programmes to reach tangible results. Her work spans:

  • Orchestration of a shared service model for an Insurance leader following an integration
  • Cultural shift towards greater empowerment & initiative taking in an entertainment corporation
  • Successful Post Merger reorganisation of a technology centre in the aerospace industry
  • Smooth implementation of a new operating model and work structure in a pharmaceutical plant
  • Improved employee engagement and a 20% reduction in staff turnover in an automotive plant

She has also had great success in in-house roles:

  • As part of the Strategy and Transformation team of Insurance Australia Group where she supported the integration of Wesfarmers Insurance
  • As a change director within Westpac Banking Group, she was instrumental in the set-up of a change practice of 120 practitioners to best serve the business
  • As a program manager in BP Oil International, she delivered value chain optimisations and developed the Joint Venture Management Framework on “winning partnerships”

“Johanne – French and fabulous”

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