Energy & raw materials

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Member of the Management BoardRegional power utility> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

A successor to a retiring officeholder with the task of reorganizing the entire technical board-level mandate including network operations

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Close cooperation with the chair of the supervisory board; facilitation of individual steps; rapid placement

LONG-TERM RESULT

Headed up restructuring and successfully introduced various innovations

Senior Legal CounselInternational manufacturer of building materials, private equity ownership> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

In order to simplify complex company structures, the group wanted to recruit experts with convincing knowledge and experience in international business law

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Two top legal attorneys from top-notch international law firms were recruited

LONG-TERM RESULT

The area of Legal & Tax evolved from being a cause of concern to being a pillar of the corporate group

Head of International TaxInternational manufacturer of building materials, private equity ownership> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

To reduce dependence on external tax advisers and thus reduce costs

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Experienced tax advisor and tax specialist with many years of company experience recruited from an international corporate group

LONG-TERM RESULT

The area of Legal & Tax evolved from being a cause of concern to being a pillar of the corporate group

Managing Director MarketingA family-run business in the heavy machinery industry; a world market leader and hidden champion€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

The recruitment was part of a planned handover from one generation to the next

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

A professional with substantial technical know-how and proven entrepreneurial qualities who fitted in well with the family was recruited

LONG-TERM RESULT

A stable senior management team for the company has been formed which is carrying out the generational transition

VP EngineeringPlant manufacturer for oil and gas industry> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

New appointment to the position of manager of all engineering trades for which executives were also to be gradually replaced

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Placement of the VP and completing various additional placement procedures for all positions

LONG-TERM RESULT

Despite the large number of new managers and the heavy load due to major turnkey projects, the organization performed in a stable manner from the start and achieved good results immediately

Head of Global After-Sales ServiceInternational manufacturer of oil industry plant equipment€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

After having been operated more as a minor business add-on, the potential of after-sales service for profitable growth was to be increased by developing it into a separate and dedicated business unit

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Top experts for after-sales service were recruited from the international plant manufacturing sector

LONG-TERM RESULT

Strong growth of after-sales service with good profits

Leadership Advisory Corporate GovernanceRegional power utility€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Establishing a new remuneration system for the Executive Board

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Advising the chair of the supervisory board; facilitating a delicate situation within the supervisory board

LONG-TERM RESULT

New system was introduced; remuneration of the executive board members were adjusted