Taskforce Case Studies

Success as the benchmark

The objectives and tasks of our mandates and projects are as diverse as the challenges and framework conditions of our customers. taskforce Interim Managers bring to the table competence and experience from countless years in management roles. The knowledge acquired from numerous projects and mandates by over 4,000 Interim Managers in almost all sectors and roles forms the foundation of our successful solutions.

IT security – "Merkel's mobile"

Set-up of the "Unified Inbound Communications" Business Unit to protect the company's own business model in destination countries, and realization of customer projects
Customer
Start-up of an IT corporation
Industry
IT/Telecommunications
Solution
Digital Transformation
Function
Program & Project Management, Sales

Intelligent/partially autonomous data evaluation

Analysis of the entire situation, design and specific planning of a realization road map for the refocusing of the company, as well as the active implementation and operational control of the designed measures
Customer
Pixelboxx GmbH
Industry
IT/Telecommunications
Solution
Digital Transformation
Function
General Management, Information Technology

Set-up of an EC card-based bonus system

Project management for the technical realization of a revolutionary EC card-based bonus system
Customer
Bonusinside GmbH
Industry
Services
Solution
Digital Transformation
Function
Information Technology, Program & Project Management

Restructuring and refinancing

Restructuring and refinancing of a service provider in workflow automation for real estate services
Customer
Centerra AG
Industry
Services
Solution
Digital Transformation
Function
General Management, Program & Project Management

War room project management

Project management to set up a 'war room' and crisis management for the seamless production workflow of the new MES/ERP system
Customer
R. P. Scherer GmbH & Co. KG
Industry
Health Care and Life Science
Solution
Program & Project Management
Function
Information Technology, Program & Project Management

MO management in the plastic sector

Dramatic collapse of production output caused by the introduction of an ERP system, a lack of stability of the IT system and a high level of incoming orders
Customer
R. P. Scherer GmbH & Co. KG
Industry
Energy Industry
Solution
Supply Chain Management
Function
Program & Project Management

Product management

Introduction of a new financial service product including product launch, as well as coordination and integration with the concomitant introduction of SAP
Customer
Financial services company
Industry
Financial Services
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
Marketing & Communication, Program & Project Management

Strategic reorganization in Buying

Strategic and global reorganization and continuous improvement of the total purchase of goods and services
Customer
Automotive supplier
Industry
Automotive
Solution
Supply Chain Management
Function
Supply Chain Management

Management of a production site

Management of a factory site, caused by a vacancy, and implementation of specific improvements
Customer
Assembly technology company
Industry
Electronics
Solution
Supply Chain Management
Function
General Management, Technics & Production

Sales review and optimization

Alignment of sales to the new product range, analysis of the existing sales structures and implementation of coordinated change measures
Customer
Financial services company
Industry
Financial Services
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
Sales

Process and data optimization of an international insurance corporation

Mapping, analysis and optimization of all processes, implementation of urgent solutions in terms of data quality and compliance with internal inspection recommendations
Customer
Insurance company
Industry
Financial Services
Solution
Program & Project Management
Function
Program & Project Management

PMO management in the plastic sector

Set-up and management of a PMO for implementation of measures in connection with pricing, processes and reducing complexity
Customer
Plastic processing company
Industry
Synthetics
Solution
Program & Project Management
Function
Program & Project Management

Program Manager for cost reduction project

Ongoing development of program management and set-up of total program control (PMO) as part of a cost reduction program
Customer
Food producer
Industry
Food Industry
Solution
Program & Project Management
Function
Finance, Program & Project Management

CRO in a mid-sized businesses

Interim takeover of the Management Board in the face of negative business development
Customer
Family-run industrial holding company
Industry
Producing Industry
Solution
General Management
Function
General Management, Technics & Production

Optimization of holding management

Significant reduction in domestic and overseas equity holdings through structured analysis and targeted sale
Customer
Financial services company
Industry
Financial Services
Solution
General Management
Function
Finance, Program & Project Management

Sales Excellence Programm

Assumption of responsibility for project management of the "Sales Excellence" project with the aim of improving sales performance
Customer
IT services and solutions company
Industry
IT/Telecommunications
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
General Management, Sales

Purchasing Manager

Restructuring and reconfiguration of the Buying department, selection and long-term development of national and global suppliers
Customer
Financial services company
Industry
Financial Services
Solution
Supply Chain Management
Function
Supply Chain Management

Management of a production site

Management, coaching and development of the 2nd management level, reduction of the reject rate and commissioning of a new system
Customer
Automotive supplier
Industry
Automotive
Solution
Supply Chain Management
Function
Technics & Production

Sales Manager and potential check

Sales management including analysis, restructuring and reorientation
Customer
Global leading provider of medical technical and pharmaceutical products
Industry
Health Care and Life Science
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
Sales

CFO for international textile corporation

Assumption of responsibility for the setting up of the accounting system, transformation, production of annual financial statements and improved transparency
Customer
Family-owned company in the textile sector
Industry
Retail and Consumer Good
Solution
General Management
Function
Finance, General Management

Revision of the product creation process (PCP)

Creation of a concept for the new PCP, coaching, monitoring of the PCP
Customer
Market leader in the automation technology and automotive sectors
Industry
Electronics
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
Marketing & Communication, Technics & Production

Supply Chain Director

Interim filling of management vacancy with the task of long-term improvement of the equity capital situation
Customer
Manufacturer of textile products
Industry
Producing Industry
Solution
General Management
Function
General Management, Supply Chain Management

IT Program Manager

Management within an internal IT service provider for: Data center consolidation, data center relocation and outsourcing
Customer
Leading insurance corporation
Industry
Financial Services
Solution
Program & Project Management
Function
Information Technology, Program & Project Management

CRO/CEO - Fit for Future

Restructuring management for the turnaround of a manufacturer of textile and mechanical and electronic components and systems in aviation and defense engineering
Customer
Aeronautical engineering company
Industry
Automotive
Solution
General Management
Function
General Management, Program & Project Management

Technical Director

Optimization of production by assumption of management of the "Engineering" department and coaching of the successor generation
Customer
Odenwald Faserplattenwerk GmbH
Industry
Building & Supplies
Solution
General Management
Function
General Management, Technics & Production

Logistics management and optimization

Logistics management and implementation of professional logistics processes following the introduction of SAP
Customer
Tier-1 automotive supplier
Industry
Automotive
Solution
Supply Chain Management
Function
Supply Chain Management

Cultural change of a retail company

Transformation of a multi-channel retail company into a technology company and reorganization of the sales team
Customer
Online retailer
Industry
Retail and Consumer Good
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
General Management, Sales

OEM global account management

Expansion of an OEM to become a global key account and structured team development to achieve target standards
Customer
Tier-1 automotive supplier
Industry
Automotive
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
Sales

Interim management of the R&D department

Interim filling of a vacancy and optimization of R&D
Customer
International listed industrial company
Industry
Private Equity
Solution
Supply Chain Management
Function
Supply Chain Management, Technics & Production

Interim COO with responsibility for the entire supply chain

Interim management of the Production, Buying and Planning departments and optimization of production scheduling and processes
Customer
International player in the furniture industry
Industry
Retail and Consumer Good
Solution
Supply Chain Management
Function
General Management

Digitalization program management

Implementation of the corporation-wide digitalization strategy and program management as Head of Overall Program Management
Customer
German energy supply company
Industry
Energy Industry
Solution
Program & Project Management
Function
Program & Project Management

IT management of a large corporation

Interim management of corporation-wide IT financial control
Customer
German energy supply company
Industry
Energy Industry
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
Information Technology, Program & Project Management

Management of advertising sales

Restructuring of processes and structures, as well as set-up/expansion of cross-media ad marketing
Customer
Bremer Tageszeitung AG
Industry
Services
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
Sales

Optimization of internal sales

Interim filling of a vacancy and process optimization, as well as structured establishment of a new management culture
Customer
Mid-sized lighting company
Industry
Electronics
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
Sales

Global HR strategy

Development of a global HR strategy and target-aligned coaching of HR Manager
Customer
German automotive supplier
Industry
Automotive
Solution
Program & Project Management
Function
Personal Management

Restructuring of a production and logistics company

Takeover of operational control of the company as part of debtor in possession
Customer
EDC GmbH
Industry
Synthetics
Solution
General Management
Function
General Management, Program & Project Management

Sales excellence

Development and operational implementation of a new sales strategy
Customer
Family-owned company in the special wrought-iron components sector
Industry
Metal Production
Solution
Growth & Optimization
Function
Sales

Restructuring of a family-owned company

Implementation of a reorganization report including comprehensive reorientation and optimization of structures and processes.
Customer
Family-owned company in the special wrought-iron components sector
Industry
Metal Production
Solution
General Management
Function
General Management, Sales

Workflow automation in sales

Automation of processes from quotation to sales generation
Customer
Information and communications technology company
Industry
IT/Telecommunications
Solution
Digital Transformation
Function
Program & Project Management, Sales

Disruptive business model

Definition of transformation models away from the phone book business, and positioning of the company for a sale
Customer
Telekom AG
Industry
IT/Telecommunications
Solution
Digital Transformation
Function
General Management, Program & Project Management

Set-up of a web-based sales platform

Set-up of a web-based sales platform as an additional cross-channel sales channel against the background of a complex direct sales system
Customer
Vorwerk & Co. KG
Industry
Retail and Consumer Good
Solution
Digital Transformation
Function
Marketing & Communication, Sales