Industry

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Department Head for ProductionManufacturer of high performance materials, semi-finished products and components€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Search for a manager personality able to take over technical management confidently after two years

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Potential and abilities of the “final” candidate were reviewed through many evaluations and references

LONG-TERM RESULT

Thee candidate took over technical management after two years in the firm with a high degree of approval

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

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

Commercial DirectorTools manufacturer for injected molded parts industry; family business€ 10 – 100 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

The commercial director was to take over from the managing shareholder within a few years. This was intended to make the step to complete non-family management possible

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Appropriate candidates identified who had the potential and the ability to occupy the position and were willing to wait

LONG-TERM RESULT

Takeover by the commercial director is to take place shortly; managing shareholder will then be able to step down and join advisory board

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