The industry sector in Germany has grown continuously over the last few years. At the same time, our companies are facing major challenges of digitalization in an increasingly international competitive landscape: issues like industry 4.0, connected car, networked mobility or the Internet of things are shaping agendas at the decision-maker level. Not infrequently, it concerns the question of digitally transforming the current business model.

Many industrial companies are responding to this by adapting structures and processes, and are seeking cultural change to an equal extent. This often raises questions regarding personnel.

Due to our longstanding industry expertise, HEADSAHEAD has insights into requirements on managers from the areas of general management, operations (SCM/production/procurement), R&D, sales/marketing and business development.

We support our clients in the search for and selection of managers and supervisory or advisory board members in the following industry sectors:

  • Automotive industry, automobile supplier industry, automobile trade
  • Mechanical and plant engineering, components and electrical industry
  • Transport and intra-logistics
  • Industrial services


Exemplary references:

  • Chairman of the advisory board, family-owned mechanical engineering company
  • Supervisory board member, technology holding
  • Managing director, vehicle construction
  • Executive board development, major family-run company
  • CEO, plant engineering in the scope of company succession
  • CEO steel industry, family group
  • Member of the executive board, automobile supplier listed on the stock exchange
  • CFO, automobile trade group
  • CIO, electrical industry company
  • Executive board HR, components manufacturer, mechanical engineering
  • Technical managing director, intra-logistics group
  • CEO, family-owned transport logistics company
  • Head of SCM, family-run automotive parts company
  • Head of procurement, electronics group of companies
  • COO, mechanical engineering group listed on the stock exchange
  • Head of M&A, corporate finance investment holding
  • CFO, construction company
  • CEO, mechanical engineering company
  • CEO sales, producer of foundations for offshore wind power stations