Consumer goods, trade, media

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Head of SourcingTextile manufacturer€ 10 – 100 mnMyanmar, Shanghai

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Further development of sourcing from the point of view of local sustainability, quality and job security, against the background of narrow price restrictions in Europe

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With a focus on procurement success actually achieved together with respective partners, the relevant candidate was quickly identified

LONG-TERM RESULT

Quality and cost leader in the low and middle price segment

Head of International SalesCommercial enterprise> € 1 bnWorldwide

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Transforming former sourcing markets into sales markets

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Started as a key account assignment, but during project it became obvious that introducing head of international sales was best option for completing assignment.

LONG-TERM RESULT

An organization for sales in the former sourcing markets (South America, Asia, …) was rolled out and strategic partnership with international retail significantly strengthened as a result

Managing DirectorSporting goods manufacturer
> € 1 bnIndia

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

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

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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

Factories Director & Head of QualityDairy> € 1 bnEgypt

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Transform technology focus of company to management focus

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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

Leadership Advisory Head of SourcingCommercial enterprise> € 1 bnIndia

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Setting up new local sourcing and sales structures

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Candidates with an international profile from Europe and Asia were presented

LONG-TERM RESULT

In particular by means of closely facilitated on-boarding, a long-term success emerged from what was initially a “second best” placement

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