Service Area: Executive Search
Client Type: Lower-Middle Market Private Equity Firm
Service Provider Type: IT Director
When faced with a sudden void in IT leadership, a manufacturing portfolio company urgently sought an experienced IT director. Tasked with immediate on-site presence and future planning, the IT director’s role would encompass interim management and a comprehensive IT infrastructure and security assessment.
The manufacturing company, generating more than $100 million in revenue, encountered a critical challenge as its IT director and key personnel departed unexpectedly. This abrupt leadership gap and outdated technology necessitated rapid action. Identifying an interim IT director capable of operational management and thorough assessment was a complex task.
BluWave facilitated the collaboration between the manufacturing portfolio company and a seasoned IT director who specialized in manufacturing industry solutions. This adept professional swiftly assumed on-site responsibilities, providing strategic IT leadership during the transitional phase.
The new IT leader hit the ground running with a comprehensive plan, bringing the manufacturing portfolio company operational stability. His expertise enabled a detailed IT infrastructure and security assessment, paving the way for future technological advancements. By addressing interim leadership needs and conducting an assessment in tandem, the company positioned itself for elevated IT functionality and enhanced security.