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Task Company Revenues Region
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

VP Quality Management and Industrial 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 quality management, integrated within the company

LONG-TERM RESULT

Excellent quality is being efficiently ensured through stable production processes

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

Managing Director OperationsAutomotive manufacturer of mechatronic modules€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Expansion of corporate management which had previously consisted only of a single managing shareholder

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

After seven weeks four candidates were presented who were suitable for the unique circumstances

LONG-TERM RESULT

Management of the company is now on a broader and more stable basis

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

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