Industry

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Director QualityManufacturer of safety modules for machines, drive trains and gears€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Candidates were expected to verify ability based on background with a manufacturer having the highest quality standards

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

It was possible to present outstanding candidates from outside the industry and motivate them to seek the job

LONG-TERM RESULT

The director of quality was able to take over general quality function responsibility for entire European region after six months in the company

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.

Sole managing directorTemperature control technology manufacturer for process industry€ 10 – 100 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

To find a convincing solution on the market quickly with maximum discretion, without humiliating the managing director still in office

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

After five weeks, three qualified candidates were presented and after another three weeks a candidate signed contract

LONG-TERM RESULT

The holder of the position was able to stabilize the business

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

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 TechnologyManufacturer of plastic molded parts for electronic consumer goods€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Rapid growth of business required the substantial professionalization of company management

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Strong and resilient candidates found and presented who would be able to develop a professional leadership culture

LONG-TERM RESULT

The company has developed into the European market leader

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