We are called in to organizations to manage transitions such as startups, turnarounds, renewal of legacy businesses, new markets, digital transformations, deregulation, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
AMERICAN CONSUMER GOODS RETAILER
Redesigned US Commercial Operations. Aligned brand development, new product development, operations, pricing and sales into cross-functional customer account teams. Facilitated Lean work-out teams to simplify and streamline workflows, remove constraints, reduce cycle times and transform customer driven impact.
JAPANESE AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER
Improved the executive development process. Facilitated assessment and development of managers and executives.
SWEDISH HEALTHCARE COMPANY
Lead annual strategic planning process for three years. Facilitated a market driven organizational redesign of Commercial Operations. Realigned roles, leadership accountabilities, work structures and systems and metrics around physician-patient values.
AMERICAN MEDIA COMPANY
Worked with the Boards of Directors and the Senior Executive Team to redesign and transition the organization from traditional broadcasting to digital media with the top 300 of its 900 stations across the United States. Facilitated the redesign of the Newsroom.
Conducted a complete redesign of Business Banking. Chartered and developed teams to design a market driven organizational structure, align risk, cash management, sales and central banking operations. Reduced cost, lowered risk, improved cross-functional teamwork and increased customer profitability.
Facilitated change management and leadership development at the Commercial Bank. Developed accountability standards for the assessment of executive potential. Provided managers and executives with life and business coaching
AUSTRALIAN MINING COMPANY
Redesigned the global talent development process. Developed customized tools to improve the quality of work design and assessment of leadership potential. Assessed and developed managers from front line supervisors to senior executives in Australia, South Africa and Singapore.
CANADIAN CROWN CORPORATION
Introduced lean practices in operations and offices. Conducted a system wide culture review. Redesigned the work of the executive team. Provided coaching to the VP, Manufacturing and the heads of operations in Ottawa and Winnipeg.
Established governance principles. Developed and facilitated the executive talent and succession management process in partnership with The Levinson Institute and Harvard.