Insights

Digitization helps oil and gas plant manufacturer boost productivity by 30%

Situation The outbreak of the Lava-Jato crisis in Brazil threatened the future of a second generation family business, which manufactures machinery and plant for the oil and gas industry. When the corruption cases first broke, management took immediate steps to mitigate the impact. As well as taking advantage of new construction projects to maintain production…

Economic slowdown accelerates growth at global interim management provider IXPA

Slow economic growth across Europe has boosted the fortunes of global interim management provider IXPA which has seen a 46% leap in cross-border assignments in the last 12 months. IXPA has become a € multi-million operation since it was established in 2016 as a service for businesses with locations in multiple countries. It now has…

IXPA welcomes new partner in Czechia and Slovakia

Global interim management provider IXPA has expanded its international network with the appointment of a new partner in Czechia and Slovakia. Dr Ivan Oliva has extensive experience providing senior leaders and executive Interim managers to global organisations. He founded Avilo Ltd in 1994, which specialises in strategic management and interim projects and provides support for…

Cape Town Conference Recognises Global Interim Opportunities

IXPA’s global partners met in Cape Town recently to share ideas and gain a deep insight into the current worldwide Interim Management market. Cross-border projects The past year has seen a significant rise in the number of joint projects between IXPA partners who have been working together to support organisations with interests in multiple countries….

Global demand high for cross-border executive solutions

Demand for cross-border executive level expertise for interim and transformation projects has increased during 2018 and looks set to expand further in the year ahead according to IXPA’s international partners. Feedback from IXPA’s network of 15 partners across 19 countries highlights an increasing number of opportunities for partners to work together to solve challenges faced…

Is the International Interim Market Ready for Global Economic Growth?

As forecasts for the growth of the global economy nudge upwards, according to the latest health check by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the market for highly skilled interim managers with international credentials is increasing. Many of the world’s biggest organisations are planning for acquisition and expansion into new jurisdictions. Their challenge is…

IXPA Knowledge Report: The Most Frequently Sought Global Interim Management Roles

Our latest IXPA insights article uncovers the most frequently sought global interim management roles during the past 12 months. With 13 partners across 17 countries on 4 continents, IXPA is a leading alliance of interim management providers with local expertise and global reach. Each partner has a strong background of delivering a personal and well…

IXPA partners meet in Zurich to forge relationships and discuss global interim markets

IXPA partners from across the globe met in Zurich in April to discuss the interim executive  market worldwide. The two-day event was hosted by Harald Schönfeld of Butterfly Manager, IXPA’s partner in Switzerland, and chaired by Harald Wachenfeld of IMS Interim, IXPA’s partner in Germany. Representatives from across Europe and as far afield as South…

More than 8 in 10 businesses underwent transformational change in 2017

A global survey by interim management specialist IXPA has found that 85% of businesses underwent transformational change in 2017. The study looked at the key challenges facing organisations around the world over the past 12 months and asked leaders how they were tackling them. More than half of respondents said they used interim managers to…