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Restructure Organization for Productivity and Business Growth

Industry: Global Industrial Equipment Manufacturer Function: Finance Location: Global A $4.5B multinational industrial automation company had grown organically over many years, leading to widely decentralized functions, a heavy overhead burden and slow execution performance. The firm had sold off pieces of its business portfolio, but had not reduced staff functions and corporate overhead commensurately. We joined an effort in progress

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Develop Vision and Execute Business Strategy

Industry: Global Industrial Equipment Manufacturer Function: Process Improvement Location: Global The President and Board of a multi billion Japanese company decided that the future growth of the overall business depends on the growth of the international businesses. Through a combination of market analysis and meeting facilitation, we worked with the CEO to create greater alignment and coordination among the senior

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Design Global Organization For Business Growth

Industry: Specialty Chemicals Function: Executive Management, Commercial Operations Location: Global A $2.5B global chemical company was formed by spin-off/ sale from GE to private equity in 2006 – selling three “pieces” of GE’s Advanced Materials business. The PE firm “bought out” the existing joint venture partners, combined them with the wholly owned subsidiary, and sought to create “one” global company

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Build Adjacent-Markets Business–and Accelerate New Product Development

Industry: Transportation Equipment Function: Design/ Engineering/ Marketing/ Sales/ Customer Service Location: Domestic US One of the major global vehicle providers of distribution and logistics equipment needed to defend its slim lead with regard to its information-management products – products that make the vehicles themselves more valuable to its customers, help customers to eliminate waste in their operations, and justify the

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Restore Profitability, Develop Vision and Execute Business Strategy

Industry: Specialty Chemicals Function: Executive Management, Operations Location: Global A $1.5B multinational chemical company had strong business plans, but disappointing business RESULTS. A steep decline in share price threatened management’s autonomy, and the company’s survival. We worked with senior management for 15 months to design and implement a results-focused business-improvement effort. This work included: Gaining commitment of 75 senior managers;

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