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

Head of Business UnitSpecialized chemicals manufacturer> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

The business was no longer profitable

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Experienced international young manager from the second tier.

LONG-TERM RESULT

After two years, losses stemmed and break-even achieved despite the financial crisis.

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

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

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

Managing DirectorWorld market leader and hidden champion for technologically sophisticated parts and systems, owned by a foundation€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Generational change in the three-person company management

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Within very narrow time frame, two of the three members of company management were replaced due to CEO falling ill; intensive facilitation with foundation board, supervisory board and company management

LONG-TERM RESULT

The company now has TOP company management which is continuing to drive outstanding international growth with the full support of the foundation while also strengthening its local roots.

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