Consumer goods, trade, media

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Group HR DirectorMedia enterprise
€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Phase of conversion of the group from an administration focus to being a service organization

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Confirming the true ability of the candidates for the necessary change through several personal references

LONG-TERM RESULT

Within a few months the new office holder was able to provide decisive impetus

Managing DirectorCommercial enterprise> € 1 bnGlobal

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Replacement of retiring manager at established commercial retailer

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Securing succession in record time (under three months)

LONG-TERM RESULT

Successful reappointment, professionalization of structures and opening up new markets in emerging economies

Managing DirectorSporting goods manufacturer
> € 1 bnIndia

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Build-up of the business/the team, together with the new managing director

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Four – locally based – candidates presented within six weeks. All of them had an international profile

LONG-TERM RESULT

The candidate appointed multiplied revenues over several years and considerably expanded brand presence in India

CFOMedia enterprise€ 10 – 100 mnAbu Dhabi

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Reorganization and professionalization of finance department

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Candidates with international profile presented from Europe, US and Asia

LONG-TERM RESULT

The finance department developed into a unit which actively guided the business

Factories Director & Head of QualityDairy> € 1 bnEgypt

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Transform technology focus of company to management focus

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Despite the extremely difficult political conditions making search difficult, the small number of viable candidates were quickly identified thanks to available recommendations

LONG-TERM RESULT

Increased productivity, improved willingness to perform and employee achievements, including production

VP Marketing Toy manufacturer> € 1 bnDenmark

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Unification of a fragmented marketing organization and setting up Talent Management

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

After having gone on almost a year, Capitalent took over a previously unresolved consulting assignment from the competition and successfully completed it in record time

LONG-TERM RESULT

Unification of the organization was successful, value-added contribution by employees substantially increased and brand recognition maintained at top level

Shopper MarketingRetail> € 1 bnEurope

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Transformation from perceiving own company as a purchasing organization to a culture of thinking like the customer

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Presentation of a candidate at the CEO level and completion of the project in less than one month

LONG-TERM RESULT

The company became a worldwide benchmark in retail sales for shopper marketing