Mason has extensive experience of working with leadership supply to companies with various forms of venture capital as owners. In value-creating activities, experienced leaders in Finance, HR or Operations are required. People with extensive experience of driving change to increase the organization’s performance with a lasting result.
Entrepreneurs with financing via Venture Capital who run companies from scratch often need leadership supply in the various phases of growth that the company undergoes. Sales and marketing, HR, business management and internationalization are areas that require strategic leadership supply in connection with the company’s strategic goals. Temporary leaders who can hit the ground running to take the company to the next phase of development.
For example, an assignment as HR manager for an Interim Manager may include putting the entire HR function in place with everything it means for the company to manage its growth. HR in a growth company can go from a part-time assignment of a few days a week to a full-scale assignment as HR manager.
Having the right people on the journey in growth is crucial for the company’s continued development. An important part of the role as temporary HR manager is to help the owners go from the short-term operational work to an increased focus on strategic leadership supply linked to the company’s strategic goals.
When the HR function is in place, the board can carry out a good recruitment of an HR manager for a long-term solution.
In our international organization SMW, we have extensive experience of working in cross border solutions together with PE companies and investors in their portfolio companies worldwide.