Industry

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
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

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

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

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 QualityManufacturer of safety modules for machines, drive trains and gears€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Candidates were expected to verify ability based on background with a manufacturer having the highest quality standards

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

It was possible to present outstanding candidates from outside the industry and motivate them to seek the job

LONG-TERM RESULT

The director of quality was able to take over general quality function responsibility for entire European region after six months in the company

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

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