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FOOD & INGREDIENTS – INTERNATIONAL & WW POSITIONS – EMEA – APAC
Our partnership with a global food corporation leads us to constantly develop a deep knowledge in the following market segments:
Oil & fats – Texturizing solutions and additives – Animal and Health nutrition – Convenience food and frozen products – Bakery, confectionary and chocolate solutions for biscuits, pastry, ice creams – Beauty and Cosmetics
We know all the WW global and niche market players and we have developed an international network of key people with functional roles: R&D, Sales, Operations, Quality and Food Safety, Finance, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs. Our dedicated consultants lead search in EMEA region.
COUNTRY MANAGER BENELUX
WMS & Supply Chain Solutions
European leader with more than €80 million in turnover, our client is a European software editor of collaborative applications: digital supply chain, EDI/B2B interfaces, Sales Marketing solutions to manage loyalty, multi-brand and real time cross-channel (web-to-store or store-to-web) approach.
Alhambra International was asked to handle this strategic top management position to strengthen its client’s European market position, especially in Belgium and the Netherlands.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER ASIA PACIFIC
Technology & Management Consulting
Our client is a Technology and Management Consulting Group operating in more than 60 countries, with a yearly turnover of about 400M. Their international presence contributes to their growth and rapid development of innovative solutions for demanding projects. The company’s value lies in the team’s know how and their special attention to detail.
Alhambra International took over the recruitment of their new COO in the Asian Region, who has the responsibilities to oversee the company’s business operations and directly report to the CEO. Moreover, the COO has to ensure the company’s effectiveness in terms of operational and financial procedures.
OPERATION DIRECTOR GERMANY
Food Ingredients & Commodities
Global leader in providing food ingredients and commodities trading, our client is located in more than sixty countries around the world with several thousand employees.
Major economic player in the food sector, Alhambra International managed strategic recruitment in Europe:
– Director of Operations for cocoa and chocolate production sites recently acquired by our client in Germany
– Account Managers in Dach Zone (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) to market its new product range in the branch of cosmetic ingredients
– Technical Sales Specialist in the Netherlands specialized in food ingredients to support sales and provide functional and technical assistance to customers
– Head of Market Animal Nutrition to support the needs of its European customers
Recruitment for this client are carried out with local or European candidates in Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Italy, France and is related to the following positions: Application Specialists in the field of chocolate, confectionery and Meat, Product Manager, HR Business Partner, Process Engineer, Senior Business Analyst…
COUNTRY MANAGER BENELUX
Leader in the distribution of equipment for the construction, industry and recycling sectors, our client appointed us to conduct a search for a Country Manager for Belgium (Flanders and Wallonia). The position was opened in a context of change of management to implement the relevant processes and develop the market share.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR FRANCE
Artificial Intelligence-enabled decision platforms
As a global leader in AI-enabled decision platforms, solutions, and insights for driving profitable revenue growth for retailers and CPG manufacturers, our client entrusted us for the recruitment of a Program Director. He is responsible for delivering large (25+M Euros), multi-year transformational programs to strategic customers. The successful candidate had track records delivering value to demanding customers on programs with intersecting business, project, technical and political challenges.
SENIOR APPLICATION SCIENTIFIC AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS LEADER EMEA
Personal Care and Cosmetics
Our client is a provider of food and industrial products and services to the world. The company employs more than 150 000 employees in several countries.
Alhambra International carried out the recruitment of a Senior Application Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Leader on the EMEA market in order to provide scientific and regulatory affairs (SRA) leadership in the Personal Care & Cosmetics space in the European Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and North America (NA) geographies to help create significant and sustainable growth.
SALES DIRECTOR BENELUX
Adtech – Drive to Store
Our client delivers consumer data insights and targeted advertising that drives more online and offline traffic to stores. Its suite of digital marketing tools provides unmatched visibility into shoppers and competitors while delivering complete control over where and when brands can reach high-potential consumers and drive them to buy. Founded ~10 years ago, the company has offices in the North America, Europe (France, Benelux, Italy, UK, Switzerland) and Asia Pacific.
We support our client in the identification and selection of Sales Directors in Belgium and Netherlands in order to accelerate the company’s growth in Europe.
BUILDING A SALES & MARKETING TEAM BELGIUM – FRANCE
Healthcare and Eyecare
Our client, a purchasing and support centre for health and eyecare professionals, mandated us to set up its sales team including business development, account management and marketing throughout France & Belgium. The selection of the best profiles, combined with their evaluation through extensive tests and interviews, led to the creation of a powerful sales team to accelerate the company’s growth.
SALES MANAGER DACH REGION
Our client is a one-stop-solution provider for laboratories in a wide range of industries: pharmaceutical, chemical, healthcare… from the smallest – until the most complex equipment, the company offers a very wide range of lab professional.
Alhambra International lead the recruitment for this newly created position in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
HEAD OF DIGITAL MARKETING EMEA
Business Process Automation
With an international sales network & more than 30 subsidiaries in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, our client is a global technology provider of variety of IT machines and devices and business document management systems. It employs more than 6 000 people.
Pursuing a new marketing strategy, Alhambra International was hired to recruit the Head of Digital Marketing, who would be responsible for executing the digital strategy, while offering strategic view and longer-term perspectives.
IT PROGRAM DIRECTOR FRANCE
Smart City, Global Security, Transportation & New mobility
Our client manages in Europe, Integration Projects with strong component “application architecture” and software development in Global Security, Transportation & New mobility, Smart City and Smart Building.
Alhambra International handled the recruitment of an IT Program Director to lead and support business development activities and to develop and deliver advisory methodologies for various industries focused on program management and large digital transformational programs.
HR BUSINESS LEADER EMEA
Food & Ingredients
Our client is a provider of food and industrial products and services to the world. The company employ more than 150 000 employees in several countries.
Alhambra International managed the recruitment of a HR Business Leader EMEA, responsible for providing leadership of HR activities and programs including business Leadership, Talent Leadership and change Leadership. The successful implementation of these HR programs/solutions helps our client create a talent-based competitive advantage.
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER EMEA
Production and processing of industrial minerals
Global manufacturer and leader in specialty products technology, our client is an international company which owns several subsidiaries in the world: production plants, commercial zones, research centers.
In a context of IT modernization with the set-up of new international master plan, Alhambra International recruited the CIO of the company, member of the operational committee and responsible for the management of IT teams in China and US.
COUNTRY LEADER SPAIN
Our client is a leading worldwide KVM solutions designer and manufacturer which develops its positioning on the European market. In this context, Alhambra International was selected to recruit a Country Manager located in Spain to build its client’s presence in this country.
HR DIRECTOR ASIA PACIFIC
Engineering & construction products
Our client is a leader in Asia for engineered construction products. Alhambra International supports the search of a HR DIRECTOR to partner with the Group Top Managers, to lead the HR strategic plans, to set up and monitor the HR Management System, to manage the Group HR teams located in various countries of Asia and to deliver a full HR service fitting with the needs and priorities defined with the Board.
SALES MANAGER EMEA
Communications and mobile device security
International leader in communication security industry, our client assigns Alhambra International to recruit its Sales Manager to lead the sales team on the international defense field.
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR REAL ESTATE FLANDERS
Construction & Services
Our client is an international real estate development company, with almost 60 years of experience in the field.
Alhambra International lead the process of recruiting a Development Director for the newly created position. The position required growth and development strategies, as well as good understanding of the Belgian market and more specifically in Flanders.
AROMAS INNOVATION MANAGER FRANCE
Dairy & Nutrition
With nearly 900 million consumers, our client is one of the world leaders in the food industry sector and plays a significant international role with 60% of its turnover outside the European Union.
Alhambra International managed to recruit a Development specialist in flavourings on behalf of its Research and Development Center located in the Paris suburbs. The role consists in design and development of new flavours for new dairy or existing products.
HR DIRECTOR WITH A PRIVATE EQUITY FUND
Waste treatment, Recycling
Born from the partnership between a CEO of a company specialized in waste treatment, and an investment fund, this company is the second-biggest urban cleanliness operator in Paris area.
Alhambra International handled the search of a HR Director as part of the company’s ambitious development plan combining organic growth and external growth.
MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR FRANCE
Specialty Materials Building
As an international leader of specialty chemicals, this company operates more than 90 industrial facilities in 40 countries and employs more than 14000 people. Alhambra International handled the recruitment of the Industrial Maintenance Director for an important production site, in charge of all aspects regarding the management of the maintenance team and budget.
ACCOUNT MANAGER GERMANY
Software solutions for retail FMCG
Global leader in WMS, SCM solutions for large retail and FMCG groups, our client is a key partner in Inventory and store supplies management, Merchandising Operations, Commercial Promotion, Assortment Optimization, Customer Data Analysis (loyalty cards).
Alhambra International was asked to recruit Account Managers for its new software solutions, Sales and Presales Consultants to efficiently support customers and new clients of the company.
Alhambra International also performed recruitment on technical positions: Professional Services Consultants to implement functional solutions and R&D Engineers to contribute to the functional development of applications. This partnership continued with staff reinforcement in Germany.
FINANCIAL DIRECTOR ITALY
SPIN-OFF OPERATION IN DIGITAL SECTOR
The result of a partnership between a Californian private equity fund and the global market leader in paid mobile content, the new company dedicated to the Business to Business market in the mobile marketing sector combines all the services intended for operators, brands and manufacturers to meet the huge increase in customer demand worldwide.
Alhambra International supports this new company with its international development, by recruiting for strategic and operational roles from Key Account Managers (in many European countries) to a Financial Director (Italy), “update” technology experts and Client Services Managers to optimally manage the delivery of applications and customer satisfaction.
SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR FRANCE
International industrial manufacturer
Worldwide leading European equipment manufacturer and integrator of “Industry and Services” solutions, this international and independent medium-sized company is a reference partner in aeronautics & logistics and supply chain sector.
Alhambra International supports the development of the group, which aims to double its turnover in these services to 1 billion Euros in five years with the opening of new markets with a high potential for growth.
Alhambra International recruited several Technical Managers and Experts for this company, which are key positions for this client to enter quickly on these new markets and to consolidate its market leading position.
SOURCING PROJECT LEADER AFRICA
Mining and Minerals
Our client is a major consortium in Innovation and Technology. Its mission is to boost competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European economy in various ecosystems… This institution unites partners – academic and research institutions as well as businesses – in EU countries. They collaborate on finding new, innovative solutions to strengthen EU competitiveness and enhance growth.
We support our client in various assignments in order to detect, qualify and select the best profiles for the following positions : Business Development Manager Flanders, Project/Program Manager, Operations Manager and Communication Director.