The circumstances that create the need for an interim executive are many and varied but can normally be put into the following categories; bringing immediate leadership to an area or company, delivering a project or programme or providing ‘Subject Matter Expertise’.
- Providing gap management; following an unexpected departure, change of ownership, merger, acquisition, illness or termination.
- Covering statutory disciplines e.g. CFO, General Counsel and providing professional guardianship.
- Creating of a new business unit or entity.
- Filling a requirement for a new skill set or different industry background.
- Turning a business around.
Project or Programme Management
- Leading a change initiative or supporting a business taking a change of course. Examples include leading programmes to create shared services, M & A activities, facilitating and leading restructuring, relocating a business or implementing new technologies and systems.
Subject Matter Expertise
- Drafting in highly specialist skills that are needed today but not permanently, these include technical skills or specific leadership skills.
- Acting as a ‘critical reviewer’, providing a fresh pair of eyes without unconscious bias or a ‘need’ to play politics.
- Undertaking due diligence reports.
Interim executives are experienced professionals who possess the background and specific expertise that you need to make a difference to your business quickly. They have no designs becoming a longer feature of the organization. They are there to do accomplish specific objectives within a set timeframe. The nature of the executives we deal with is that they very often have more experience than you would normally be able to acquire without becoming a fixed cost in your business. We vet every candidate we provide you to provide you the highest quality executive in the most timely manner.