Technology

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
COOInternational metal processing industry supplier> € 1 bnUK

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Complex company structure with numerous international processing plants

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

International candidates from throughout Europe presented and appointed within ten weeks

LONG-TERM RESULT

Delivery capability and earnings substantially increased

Talent Management International market leader for highly demanding parts and systems, owned by a trust€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Question of whether Head of Sales could be promoted to Managing Director

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Elaborate assessment with individual meetings, case studies and personality assessments

LONG-TERM RESULT

Development plan for the employee in order to prepare him for overall responsibility and selection of another candidate to succeed in position of head of sales

Managing DirectorIT systems integrator€ 10 – 100 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Establishment of a new customer segment

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Conducting research to identify decisive top experts in market and motivate interest in company

LONG-TERM RESULT

Complete success. Sales revenue in segment is expanding more than 20% annually and highly profitable

Head of ControllingTextile manufacturer
€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Setting up organizational controlling

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

On the basis of our system of recommendations, in record time an innovative controller was found who managed proactively

LONG-TERM RESULT

It was possible to establish a less administration-minded and more proactive process-based controlling system

Head of Key Account ManagementHardware and software vendor> € 1 bnSwitzerland

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Setting up completely new sales channels

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Successful facilitation allowed candidate with no industry background to make approach to client

LONG-TERM RESULT

Successful establishment of new channels and the resulting further development of the company’s internal processes

Head of Finance and AdministrationMachinery and plant manufacturer with a worldwide presence and production sites in Asia, US and Europe
€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

The first placement for an American private equity fund without experience in Europe

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

In five weeks, together with three other candidates, candidate presented who was ultimately appointed

LONG-TERM RESULT

Within two years the candidate became CEO and after five years years helped to sell the company with a substantial increase in value for the private equity investor

Management DiagnosticsIT service provider€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Current market changes made a transparent overview of the potential and performance of the leadership group necessary

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Individual meetings (face-to-face) with 25 employees, results presentation + immediate feedback in one-to-one meetings and group feedback

LONG-TERM RESULT

Transparency with regard to placement options – all decisions made sense to all the employees concerned