Industry

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Managing Director Sales and TechnologyManufacturer of injection molding tools and plastic molded parts€ 10 – 100 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Introduction of a change of culture by the new managing director

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

It was possible to find and motivate candidates to apply who had considerable technical skills and high aptitude for introducing change in a “tight” market

LONG-TERM RESULT

Together with the advisory board, the new managing director was able to introduce a new management team and stabilize company performance

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

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

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

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

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.

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.