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Interim Managing Director


€1000-€1300 per day



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Finatal is currently partnered with a private equity-backed manufacturing group that is seeking an Interim Managing Director/CEO to lead their German investment. Current revenues are c. €10m, 100 FTE, and profitable. The ideal candidate will have experience in industrial sectors, a strong character, and the ability to manage crises and conflicts. The role involves leading a complex carve-out and navigating cultural differences to achieve operational improvement and growth.

Key tasks:

  • Defining market strategy in alignment with the broader Group, with a core focus on optimizing pricing and devising a roadmap for expansion across Germany.
  • Instilling a high-performance culture at every level of the business.
  • Enhancement of reporting to Group leadership.
  • Leading a group restructuring both operationally and strategically.

Essential Requirements

  • Strong strategic experience, preferably with some exposure to defining pricing strategies and broader commercial frameworks. 
  • Proven team leader and ability to lead change across carveouts and turnarounds.
  • Comfortable within a very fast-paced, performance-driven business culture.
  • Experience working across Eastern Germany to align with cultural management style.