FMCG: Acquisition of Local Plant


Client: International Food Ingredients Manufacturer
 
Vacancy: General Manager
Challenges
  • International firm acquired a local plant as part of expansion.
  • Major issues with plant, people, safety and quality – requires change management.
  • GM with focus on plant optimization and effectiveness, change management with strong people skills.
  • Candidates from multinational companies not convinced with the change agenda.
Solution
  • Searched beyond competitors and food industry.
  • Focused on leaders with excellent process knowledge, experienced in unionized environment and led change management.
  • Client appointed former Plant Manager of an Industrial Plant who had expertise in plant operations, people development and international exposure.