Industry

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Managing DirectorInternational manufacturer of components and special-purpose machines€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

An above-average candidate was to be placed as successor to managing director

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

CAPITALENT Diagnostics – individual evaluation of an internal candidate and recommendations for action

LONG-TERM RESULT

A difficult decision on appointing an executive was objectified and safeguarded. The internal candidate was motivated to take on the task

VP EngineeringWorld market leader in metalworking manufacturing sector, private equity ownership> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

After a change of management the entire first level in technology was replaced

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Excellent automotive industry expertise, especially in systematic development processes, integrated within the company

LONG-TERM RESULT

A new engineering culture reinforces the position of the company as a leader in innovation on the world market

Head of Business UnitSpecialized chemicals manufacturer> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

The business was no longer profitable

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Experienced international young manager from the second tier.

LONG-TERM RESULT

After two years, losses stemmed and break-even achieved despite the financial crisis.

Managing Director OperationsAutomotive manufacturer of mechatronic modules€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Expansion of corporate management which had previously consisted only of a single managing shareholder

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

After seven weeks four candidates were presented who were suitable for the unique circumstances

LONG-TERM RESULT

Management of the company is now on a broader and more stable basis

CFOPlant manufacturer€ 100 – 1000 mnSweden

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Reporting chain to the US

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Candidates from throughout Europe presented in Stockholm and the US

LONG-TERM RESULT

Candidate has been promoted to the next higher level within the corporate group

Managing Director Sales and TechnologyManufacturer of injection molding tools and plastic molded parts€ 10 – 100 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Introduction of a change of culture by the new managing director

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

It was possible to find and motivate candidates to apply who had considerable technical skills and high aptitude for introducing change in a “tight” market

LONG-TERM RESULT

Together with the advisory board, the new managing director was able to introduce a new management team and stabilize company performance

Managing Director TechnologyManufacturer of molded parts and modules from high-temperature materials at international production sites; company run by a foundation€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

The manufacturer wanted to achieve level of automotive supply industry in in terms of manufacturing standard

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

External candidates from the automotive supply industry were presented after five weeks; the position was filled after a total of three months

LONG-TERM RESULT

The managing director was able to establish an open culture of improvement and thus increase profitability, despite fierce resistance