People make companies succeed

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People Making a Difference in Saturated Markets

Consumers are expecting more and more and changing their habits and preferences. Prices are under pressure everywhere; the digital transformation is revolutionizing the market for consumer goods. Being a leader in an international or even global market creates new challenges for marketing. Innovation remains the essential driving force; traditional sales work is becoming strategic business development. The precepts of sustainability and social responsibility are creating new limits and boundaries.

Staying successful in the increasingly turbulent markets of the consumer goods industry needs the right top talents and specialists with long-standing leadership experience and a comprehensive set of specialist competences.

We combine executive search capabilities with professional HR, organization, and communication knowhow and offer advice on complex change processes affecting the key success factor: People. The core team of our Consumer Industries Practice Group includes more than 20 committed and experienced partners and senior consultants.

Our team has many years of experience with finding and recruiting personnel in the consumer goods and retail sector. Many of our consultants have themselves had high-profile careers at leading consumer goods companies. They know the challenges you are facing and understand which competences and leadership qualities are essential for the lasting success of your company in rapidly changing markets.

A selection of the areas in which our clients are currently turning to us for advice:

War for Talent: The competition for the best candidates is gaining in intensity both inside and between companies. Fast-growing digital networks are accelerating this trend.

Digital Leadership: Demand for digitally skilled executives is exploding and creates new challenges for companies trying to integrate them. Digital leadership means a new form of leadership that needs to be internalized and expressed through organizations everywhere.

Cultural Fit: Corporate cultures as engines of performance or obstacle for top talents.

Cross-Functional Careers: Cross-functional careers as a standard for future top executives and business leaders.

International Careers: Internationality as a challenge among geographically stable candidates.