Consumer goods, trade, media

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Factories Director & Head of QualityDairy> € 1 bnEgypt

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Transform technology focus of company to management focus

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

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

COOFoods producer
> € 1 bnKazakhstan

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Transforming a technologically-oriented market leader into modern management organization

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Our consulting services made people in charge aware of the significance of management component for this specific cultural setting regarding an appointment. In addition, the company is establishing Talent Management for training local experts

LONG-TERM RESULT

A corporate culture characterized by giving and taking orders was changed so that taking own initiative is now possible for employees. In addition, the training of local experts was successful enabling the company to be less dependent on ex-pats as sources of expert knowledge in the future

Managing DirectorBeverage producer
> € 1 bnEurope

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Setting up highly profitable areas of business in an extremely price sensitive environment

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Advising the board chairperson on equal terms and against internal resistance

LONG-TERM RESULT

Development of a new consumer goods business model, profit margins well above the usual market average, and short-term establishment of close relationship between client and candidate

VP Marketing Toy manufacturer> € 1 bnDenmark

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Unification of a fragmented marketing organization and setting up Talent Management

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

After having gone on almost a year, Capitalent took over a previously unresolved consulting assignment from the competition and successfully completed it in record time

LONG-TERM RESULT

Unification of the organization was successful, value-added contribution by employees substantially increased and brand recognition maintained at top level

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

CFOMedia enterprise€ 10 – 100 mnAbu Dhabi

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Reorganization and professionalization of finance department

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Candidates with international profile presented from Europe, US and Asia

LONG-TERM RESULT

The finance department developed into a unit which actively guided the business

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