Our client is a multi-billion-dollar globally diversified S&P 500 company that designs and manufacturers various engineered components and products for numerous industries worldwide. Founded over a 100+ years ago, it continues to grow in a rapidly changing environment as a leading manufacturer comprised of fifteen business units with over 100+ facilities worldwide.
Our client is looking for an experienced and innovative transformational leader who will provide the vision and direction to inspire a team of exceptional people to achieve outstanding results in a quickly changing business environment. This leader must be commercially minded and have deep experience in organizing a business around an integrated value chain and building the capability to support customers with multi-channel distribution, including components sold to OEMs with traditional brick and mortar outlets and native on-line brands with private label finished goods and B2B2C fulfillment capability. Working as an active member of the Executive Leadership Team, the successful candidate will be instrumental in crafting the company’s future strategic global direction. This position will lead roughly half the corporation’s overall business. The prime role for the EVP/President will be focused on developing and implementing a product, pricing and channel management strategy that leverages the business’s unique competitive advantage in a rapidly changing market.
The EVP/President responsibilities will be broad and include managing all of the segment’s operations and key functions. He or she will lead the strategic planning and organizational design and development to build a nimble, market-facing organization.
This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and has nine (9) direct reports.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about the mission at hand and excel in transformational leadership. A career history will include meaningful cross-functional experience in strategic planning, marketing and channel management, organizational design and development, process optimization, finance and operations. In alignment with the company culture, the candidate will act with integrity, exercise sound judgment, embrace & encourage adaption, be collaborative and takes direct ownership.