A multibillion-dollar listed specialty chemicals business, created a global leadership position for their product safety and regulatory function to create a high performing, customer centric team and play a key strategic role for the business. It was essential to hire an executive with experience in shaping a high quality global team and delivering high impact strategic partnership to the businesses.
The application markets, organisational structure, the makeup of the team and location all had to be considered when identifying, prioritising, and assessing candidates. It was vital that candidates demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, whilst being technically strong with a track record of driving change and delivering strategic value to an organisation. Through extensive research, sourcing, interviewing, referencing and cross-references we assessed the talent pool and delivered a short list of high qualified leaders.
- 93 candidates assessed with detailed market research provided to contribute to future talent planning.
- A diverse shortlist of 5 candidates presented, with each candidate bringing a different blend of skills and experience to approach the role as requested.
- First choice candidate offered and accepted.
- Second shortlist candidate being considered for alternative leadership position.