With continued growth and an exciting vision for the future, the board at global battery company, SAFT had made a decision to undertake a confidential search in identifying a highly skilled General Manager to lead the UK business through this challenging period.
Executive Recruit engaged with the business leadership in structuring a tailored and confidential search. The fundamental requirements included sourcing a proven leader with appropriate exposure to complex, manufacturing businesses and an appreciation of innovative and agile environments. With a significant need for a strategic and collaborative leader, there was a key requirement to identify an executive with strong change management skills, a natural drive for process improvement and the ability to revitalise the commercial outlook of the business were critical.
“From initial contact I was aware of progress at each stage with finite detail of requirements – tailored to both my own and the business needs.”
- Executive Recruit successfully placed a highly skilled General Manager to lead the UK business of global battery company, SAFT.
- A combined search and advertised selection approach were used to identify a proven leader with experience in complex manufacturing businesses and an appreciation of innovative and agile environments.
- Assisted in revitalising the commercial outlook of the business through the placement of a strategic and collaborative leader with strong change management skills.
- SAFT are extremely pleased with their chosen candidate who is already making a significant contribution to the business.