Rochus Mummert Experts & Manager

Managing Director Italy (m/f/d)

World's leading supplier of solutions for innovative electrical connection technology 1,4 billion EUR sales – 4.500 employees

Entrepreneurial and intercultural General Manager with clear focus on results and a passion for sales with the willingness to develop and shape the company in Italy

Projektnummer MGE19230he
Branche Industrie
Region International
Personalberater/in Markus Gehrt

Ihr/e Ansprechpartner/in

Tel.: +49 (0)40 - 35 96 311 –20
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Standort Personalberatung Hamburg

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    Über das Unternehmen

    World’s leading supplier of solutions for electrical connection technology

    The Hidden Champion, founded more than 60 years ago, is the world’s leading supplier of solutions for electrical connection technology. It is renowned as a particularly forward-thinking and fast-expanding family business group. With around 4,500 employees worldwide, it generates sales of approximately 1.4 billion euro. Their portfolio incorporates the complete spectrum of connectivity from cables and highly flexible cables, through industrial connectors and screwing technology to completely integrated connection solutions. The company offers customized system solutions for mechanical engineering, automation technology and robotics as well as the food industry, energy and mobility sectors. Quality, comprehensive understanding of the sectors and their applications, as well as excellent customer service are the hallmarks that have determined their success. A clear focus on customer needs, remaining financially independent, the long-standing vision of a family business and a commitment to innovation are the values that characterize the mission statement of this group of companies. The national company in Italy operates independently and, with approximately 120 employees, generates sales of circa 30 million euro.


    The opportunity offers an entrepreneurial, interculturally experienced leader significant scope to seize opportunities and to further develop and shape the company, with the backing of one of the most successful German corporate groups in its sector

    The task at stake represents a key function for the future success of the business, the product group and the brand. The job holder will lead the company and will have full profit and loss responsibility. He will report to the CTO of the parent company and will be assisted by a competent and efficient management team in order to deliver on the objectives. Your role priorities amongst others are the development and implementation of measures derived from the group strategy and presenting these in a roadmap with clear milestones to ensure the long-term direction and operational management of the company, establishing a modern management and performance culture, together with people development that encourages essential innovation and meets the development needs of junior staff and key talent in particular. Furthermore, the optimization and modernization of value creation processes, including the creation of efficient structures and achievement of operational excellence due to the introduction of lean production and shop floor management. A willingness to travel, fluent English and Italian language skills and deep knowledge of German and Italian business culture are required. Other foreign languages would be an advantage, German language skills are beneficially.

    Erfahrung und Kompetenzen

    Entrepreneurial and intercultural General Managerwith clear focus on results and a passion for sales

    We are looking for an university-trained, market-aware engineer type, qualified in electrical engineering/automation technology/mechanical/plant engineering or industrial engineering and management with an additional business qualification or equivalent, commensurate with the requirements of this entrepreneurial role. An additional General Management qualification would be an advantage. You spent several years of professional experience as a generalist, managing autonomous business units or divisions with P&L-responsibility in Italy. Your experience should have been gained with well-known larger or medium-sized manufacturing companies, ideally in the field of connectivity, cables, electrical engineering, control technology, automation technology or automotive supply with a track record of outstanding results. Indepth, experience-based understanding of Italy’s leadership, organizational and business culture, extensive experience in international B2B-sales and business development in the field of technically advanced products/solutions are mandatory. Experience in the development, production and supply of high-volume, technical products complete your profile.


    If you feel you meet our requirements, please contact us. Please refer to reference number MGE19230he.