Carlo Capponi


Dr. Carlo E. Capponi has a profound understanding of how differences in culture and international co-operation affect business, gained while working in various industries: consumer goods, financial service, retail, information technology, industrial goods, health care and transportation.

Professional Experience

Before coming to THT, he gained line experience at Montedison, an Italian conglomerate, in turnaround projects across Europe and in international business development. More recently, he has focused his practice around issues of global strategy development, cultural change management, facilitation of post merger integration, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. He has authored articles on strategy, corporate planning and process re-engineering, and has assisted his clients in managing international strategies, international expansion, and global organizational development.


Dr. Carlo E. Capponi studied business and economics at Bocconi University (Milan), where he was contract professor for Strategic Planning and Technology Management from 1995 to 1999. He is bilingual with Italian and German and has a good command of English, Spanish and Portuguese. He has 3 children, and lives and works between Amsterdam, Munich and Milan.

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  • Programme 2: Follow up from RT4L TV Series 'Hoe maakt u het' December 16, 2017
    The programme broadcast 16 December explored Corporate Culture. For further information about the Apps mentioned in the programme MandA App   Innovation App   Change App  […]
  • Programme 1: Follow up from RT4L TV Series 'Hoe maakt u het' December 9, 2017
    You can download the App free from the Apple App store (IOS version) or Google Play store (Android version). Just search your app store for ‘Culture for Business’. For more information on the Intercultural Team App see here Watch this video clip of Fons (90 seconds) explaining the rationale for digitising culture tools and introducing the CFB App. […]
  • Announcement September 12, 2017
    Trompenaars Hampden-Turner Consulting has decided to terminate its formal collaboration with KPMG. Having evaluated our working relationship we both concluded that a separation is in the best interest of both parties. This means that we and our holding Trompenaars Hampden-Turner Consulting B.V. will continue our consulting activities independently from KPMG. […]
  • We're getting multi-culturalism all wrong - Patheos (blog) June 4, 2017
    Patheos (blog)We’re getting multi-culturalism all wrongPatheos (blog)And here I have pulled Riding the Waves of Culture, by Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner, off the bookshelf. This was a book that was given to us as reading material when we were preparing for our expat assignment in Germany, and it was … For the full article, please see here: htt […]
  • The new geography of management - Chartered Management Institute April 7, 2017
    Chartered Management InstituteThe new geography of managementChartered Management InstituteCultural theorists Charles Hampden-Turner and Fons Trompenaars believe that such companies owe their success to ignoring Western advice and plotting a distinctively Chinese course. Their genius, they posit, has been to integrate elements that, to the … For the full art […]