CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Lars Johannisson, an accomplished leader with extensive experience in transformative industries, assumed the CEO role in January 2024.
Lars has extensive experience working in Telecom, IT Delivery, Managed Services, and Digital skilling. He is passionate about leading organizations in transformative industries in Africa over the last 14 years and has executed large B2B projects in more than 30 Sub-Saharan countries.
He holds an MBA in General Management/Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics and has completed the Stanford University Executive Program on “Design, Innovation and Business Transformation.
He has actively participated in “Digital and Economic Inclusion” discussions in Sub-Saharan Africa and has sponsored economic inclusion initiatives for hiring and training youth in IT through partnerships with major CSV partners.
Before joining Rack Centre, Johannisson was the CEO of Teleperformance in Sub-Saharan Africa, heading the world’s leading company in digital CX and BPO in the group’s emerging market and previously at Ericsson, SolarNow and the YNV Group.