Finding the right fit, that’s what we do. Kraan&Associates are executive search and management sourcing specialists in solving one of the main business challenges in the management of Private Equity portfolios - identifying A-Player business leaders for demanding leadership roles. All of our engagement and know-how is entirely committed to our role in identifying senior managers for C-level, non-executive and industrial project appointments. Our unique focus is hereby on management specialists for investor backed portfolio businesses and challenging enterprise situations. Our multi-disciplinary, structured search process, combined with Private Equity and industrial experience, make us the first choice for our clients in Germany and beyond.
HR Services for Investors Our added value is achieved by combining relevant services from widely diverging practices (i.e. Executive Search, Providers of Interim Management, MBI-Partner Search) and gearing the resulting package towards the needs of the Small/ Mid Cap investment business. The practical advantage of K&A’s multi-disciplinary approach lies in the quality in which we address the specific needs of a given situation in portfolio companies. We optimize our approach, unconstrained by traditional procedures, to reach clients’ requirements in terms of quality, speed, and efficiency, all from one source. Thereby, our clients can achieve competitive advantages through a quicker and focused management response to new requirements and changes in the market, both in D-A-CH and internationally.
Quality, speed, sustainability... Our clients, therefore, prefer our structured, multi-disciplinary search approach, because they desire a significant improvement in the quality of candidates delivered by the traditional interim management pools in Germany and, likewise, a significant expedition of executive search and assignment beginnings.
Structured search for best results K&A is supported by a strong panel of sector experts from target industries plus functional experts, supporting and directing our structured search process, and at later stages, our candidate competency analysis and validation. The structured search process typically follows a sequence of milestones in client and candidate interaction.
Expertise Matrix Our long-standing panels of industry contacts and expert teams support and expedite the search process and subsequent candidate analysis/validation.
USPs Kraan&Associates How do we define our competitive position, and what specific benefits do we offer our clients? Answer: Quality fit of candidates proposed, speed in the search and recruiting process.