General Manager in the production manufacturing equipment industry for aluminium aerosol can & tube manufacturing industry

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering


  • Customer:


  • Role:

    General Manager- Dir. Sales & Procurement (Interim)

  • Location:

    Germany- Europe- USA- Russia

  • Turnover:

    12,5 million Euro

  • Time frame:

    12 months (3-4 days p. week)

  • No. of employees:

    17/ 12 responsible

About the Customer

The company is a German engineering & service company supplying the aluminium aerosol can & tube industry as well as the plastic & laminate tube industry with production equipment, spare & wear parts and technical services, worldwide.

Testimonial from Сustomer

As much as the implementation of structures created a lot of stress within the company, the Interim managers task was highly appreciated internally but unexpectedly appreciated and highly recognized from customers. The manager is offered participation/ shares in the company and employment contract.

Situation (Challenge)

The company’s owner and main shareholder wanted to prepare the company for the next decade and for a possible sale or M&A. The company needed a restructuring, integration of a ERP system, boost of sales in the aftermarket segment, qualify & validate suppliers for spare parts and implementation of a company organization structure. The service business to the alu aerosol can & tube industry had to be drastically increased and close consulting work with the can & tube manufacturers was/ is required.

Solution (Achievement)

Implement CI, implement new marketing activities worldwide on aftermarket & service. Select and start implementation of new ERP system. Strike long term aftermarket/ spare parts agreements with no.1 customers in the U.S. and eastern Europe. Develop new aftermarket parts according to customer requirements and make rollout. Develop, qualify & validate suppliers. Evaluate M&A opportunities, research worldwide, initiate discussions for a possible M&A.