Making the Right Connections #413: From Russia with Love

February 13th, 2015 by The Imagination Factory

china-businessmanThe Scenario:

Chinese corporate giant seeks CEO
A large Chinese company was looking for a CEO to implement an ambitious new project in Germany.

The Action:

NPAworldwide partner in China lands assignment
The Chinese client contacted an NPAworldwide partner in Nanjing, who accepted the assignment. That partner reached out to another NPAworldwide partner in Ekaterinburg, Russia for help locating qualified candidates.

The Result:

NPAworldwide partner in Russia locates successful candidate, resulting in largest split fee in NPAworldwide history
The Russian partner began an exhaustive search for high-level German automotive candidates. After several months, four candidates were presented, and one was hired.

The process was long and difficult, but ultimately successful due to the teamwork and professionalism of the NPAworldwide partners.