President: for Capital Equipment Manufacturing Plant in Michigan (Succession Plan)
A German-headquartered industrial manufacturer required support with identifying and selecting the future president for their manufacturing facility in Michigan as part of a succession plan. The spec called for an individual with previous exposure to European business culture and significant experience in capital goods manufacturing to world-class standards. TH Bender identified and approached a total of 60 suitable candidates across North America and presented a slate of 5 finalists, all of whom were multi-lingual and locally based. The search was closed in under 90 days and resulted in the placement of an experienced leader with a strong track record of running and optimizing manufacturing plants and driving significant growth. As a result of our placement, the company was able to continue its successful growth in the North American market while re-energizing the team and identifying new opportunities for development.