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Running a foreign subsidiary

Do you have international operations and just lost the head of one of your foreign subsidiaries? Is one of your facilities abroad struggling? In both cases you must quickly step in to stabilize the situation and bolster your management team. Have you considered interim management?

Your issue

Managing a crisis, putting a weak organization back on track, strengthening your market position or boosting your business are all objectives that might require stepping in to help your subsidiary. Managing in international business environments calls for multicultural expertise, especially where diversity should generate added-value. But it’s not always easy to find this kind of talent in-house. And it may be nearly impossible to find a manager who can quickly adapt to the local culture.

Our solution

What if you got support from an external, independent expert, well acquainted with this type of assignment? An interim professional is an efficient operational solution that’s instantly available. S/he will be able to quickly assess the subsidiary’s needs and how to meet them. S/he will revitalize the local staff and, in needed, recruit additional talents to round out your teams. S/he will gradually and objectively align the subsidiary’s strategy with that of the parent company, bringing the results up to par with the defined goals and establishing a regular system for tracking and reporting on the subsidiary’s performance as well as laying the groundwork for gaining additional market shares.

Our expertise

Take advantage of your Valtus Partner’s extensive international experience in senior management. S/he is very familiar with the specific dynamics of your market and understands the challenges of running an international organization. Thanks to the Globalise group, of which Valtus is a founding member, s/he can tap into a worldwide network of interim management leaders. Within a few short days, after carefully assessing your situation, s/he will offer you an operational management solution tailored to your exact needs. S/he will start by finding you an interim professional who is agile, mobile and ideally equipped for the assignment. Then s/he will provide proven-effective tools and methods to ensure top quality execution from start to finish. Finally, s/he will supervise the entire process to guarantee all deadlines and deliverables meet or exceed your expectations.

The Valtus Partners, your transformation allies

Thanks to their vast experience in guiding major transformation projects and their cross-industry expertise, the Valtus Partners are genuine business transformation experts. By your side every step of the way, they will ensure your relationship with our interim manager is one built on trust, which paves the path to successful outcomes for all your projects.

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    MBWS (Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits) wanted to implement several major shifts at its Polish production sites. MBWS Deputy CEO, Daniel Rougé, asked Valtus to find the best interim COO for the job.
    Function: COO
    Industrie: Consumer Goods – Distribution
    Organization: Large Companies
    Context: International – Crisis Management – Restructuring – Performance
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    David Guffroy : Faced with challenges in implementing the transformation of a factory in Shanghai, Radio Frequency System asked France’s leading interim executive experts at Valtus to help ensure success.
    Function: COO
    Industrie: New Technologies
    Organization: SME
    Context: International – Performance
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    To cope with a significant drop in annual revenues, a clearly unmotivated sales force and an unstable executive committee, Stanhome International’s CEO, Juan Franco, called upon Valtus’ experienced interim management experts.
    Function: CEO – Managing Director
    Industrie: Consumer Goods – Distribution
    Organization: Large Companies
    Context: International – Performance
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An assignment with Valtus

Your Valtus Partner will identify your challenges and the means for most effectively reaching your objectives. Then s/he will prepare a specific roadmap, including the right interim manager or the most appropriate options if there is more than one.

The interim manager that you choose to work with will start by creating a diagnostic report of your specific situation and recommended step-by-step action plan which s/he will then implement. You and your interim manager will have regular updates led by your Valtus Partner throughout the assignment to make sure everything remains on track at all times.

Your interim manager, along with your Valtus Partner, will present a final report, which will include his/her recommended next steps. S/he will prepare the files to be handed over to the person who will be taking over his/her role. We will ask you to provide us with a debrief and feedback along with our client satisfaction survey.

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With the executive you need

CEO, COO, CFO, CHRO, CIO… we make sure to match you with the right interim manager, for all C-level positions.

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For any type of organization

From major corporations to small start-ups, we guide all types of organizations, regardless of their size!

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Our Partners are all experts in multiple fields, so we are well equipped to guide businesses in a wide range of industries.

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