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Vice President Lean Strategy & Operations

Client: FTSE 250 PLC
Position: Vice President Lean Strategy & Operations

As part of a need to drive continuous improvement through all support service functions, this FTSE 250 PLC, required a leader to champion the lean process across all disciplines. The identified ‘size of the prize’ had been significantly incorporated into the plan for the next 3 years and investor attention was high.

Bailey Montagu were asked to identify a highly experienced leader, with an extensive and proven track record from within diversified manufacturing based conglomerates. The search was undertaken worldwide reaching to significant leaders in the field of lean and continuous improvement process. What became evident was that although the fundamentals of the process were the same, many organisations had adopted their own variant and through extensive meetings and recommendations Bailey Montagu were able to identify a highly proficient leader of this discipline.

The individual has been regarded as one of the most influential hires within the organisation and been able to drive significant shareholder value.