Industry

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
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

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

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 DirectorManufacturer of injection molding tools and plastic molded parts€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

To quickly and discretely secure the management of the company after the release of the current managing director

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

CAPITALENT Interim – short notice search for interim managing director

LONG-TERM RESULT

The interim managing director was also able to put strategic changes for the future into place

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.

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

Department Head for ProductionManufacturer of high performance materials, semi-finished products and components€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Search for a manager personality able to take over technical management confidently after two years

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Potential and abilities of the “final” candidate were reviewed through many evaluations and references

LONG-TERM RESULT

Thee candidate took over technical management after two years in the firm with a high degree of approval