Lego manufactures a timeless toy that has captured the wonder of children around the world for several generations. However, the company lost its way and almost went bankrupt in 2004. Jørgen Vig Knudstorp led Lego’s formidable turnaround. In this brief, focused conversation with Grant Freeland of the Boston Consulting Group, Knudstorp, in his final days as CEO, recaps how Lego recovered and how the corporation remains a market leader. getAbstract believes that Knudstorp’s insights will inspire students of management and organizational strategy, as well as fans of Lego.
About the Speakers
A former CEO of the Lego Group, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp led Lego out of a bankruptcy crisis. Grant Freeland is a senior partner at the Boston Consulting Group.