Industry

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
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

CIONon-ferrous metal processing manufacturer, a family business with company management from outside the family€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Strategic IT configuration instead of IT administration as a significant contribution to enterprise success

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

An experienced IT specialist with creative energy and a good match with corporate culture was placed

LONG-TERM RESULT

Acceptance of IT in the company noticeably enhanced

Director EngineeringListed global construction machinery corporation> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Introduce innovative power to dynamically improve competitiveness of No. 2 company on the global market

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Excellent outside know-how from carmaking industry especially in systematic development processes using virtual engineering tools introduced in the company

LONG-TERM RESULT

By introducing modern manufacturing methods, delivery capacity increased while costs also reduced

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

CEOManufacturer of special-purpose machines for process industry; an international group€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany, Switzerland

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Search conducted with utmost discretion; no suggestion of management weaknesses in the company was to be inferred because of the search

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Within six weeks four qualified candidates could be presented on a single day. A month later the contract with the new CEO was signed

LONG-TERM RESULT

The CEO was able to stabilize the company quickly and set up a high performance management team

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

VP OperationsWorld 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 lean management, integrated within the company

LONG-TERM RESULT

Lean management ensured global competitiveness