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Solutions Case Studies

Please review our case studies and see how Solutions has successfully helped companies achieve breakthrough performance and generate measurable return on investment resulting in an increase in growth, flexibility and overall competitiveness.

High Growth Software Company Implements Product Teams

  • Sales increased for $12M to $55M in 3 years
  • A functional product development group restructured into product aligned teams
  • Product portfolio planning introduced
  • 10 of 11 products delivered on time in first year
  • Self-managing teams implemented in development and technical services

Divestiture of a Consumer Products Company

  • Achieved investment bank targets
  • Established new culture and executive behaviors to support new “Act Fast” culture.
  • Diffused new culture in 6 months

High Growth Manufacturer of Audio Accessories Expands Product Lines

  • 20+% growth in revenues and earning
  • Disruptive conflict among the executive team eliminated
  • Two major brand categories added (on top of a base of 2…a 100% increase)
  • Established control over a $12M spend in sales promotions

Representative Projects

  • Designed and managed large group process that created and steered the implementation of a global procurement process. Developed detailed implementation process for 3 global teams, each in a different part of the world. Produced $30M in savings. (Bausch & Lomb)
  • Guided strategic planning and executive team development process. Re-engineered product development process. Restructured functional project groups into product aligned development teams. Assisted in the integration of a newly acquired business. (Sybase)
  • Led executive team to develop more effective communications and decision-making skills. Resulted in sustained double digit revenue growth. Implemented product management concept and restructured IS department. (Case Logic)
  • Assisted in startup of new business unit within Anheuser-Busch. Developed strategy with general manager for developing flat structure and results oriented culture. Designed and implemented series of transition structures, each supporting different phases of growth. Guided development of high performance culture. Introduced concept of self-managing work teams (Eagle Snacks)
  • Developed plan to upgrade leadership capability for a newly acquired business unit requiring performance turnaround. Led operational assessment. Developed plan to re-attain quality certification with key customer. (Magna Interiors)
  • Managed the outsourcing of the North American transportation and logistics function to outside 3rd party. Coordinated outsourcing process across seven plants. (IBM)
  • Led the change process for the spin-off of a major consumer products business unit. Change architecture supported five major change initiatives including asset rationalization, SAP implementation, and integrated supply chain redesign. Activities supporting attainment of financial goals required by investment banker…KKR. (name withheld at request of client)
  • Startup of new $500M brewery. Startup achieved on time, under-budget, with innovative, high performance culture. Sustained highest productivity numbers in the system. Plant continues to be used for development of new brands and packages. (Anheuser-Busch)