Client Case Studies

Case Study - Costain

The Brief: Costain wanted to strengthen their credibility in the nuclear industry with the appointment of a recognised and trusted figure who could best represent their interests. Talisman Executive provided the answer in Alistair Smith. Alistair, who is chairman of the Nuclear Industry Association’s Industrial Affairs Working Group and
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Case Study - WYG Group

The Brief: In Spring 2011 WYG completed capital restructuring of the business which acted as a catalyst to facilitate future growth. Whilst WYG’s Transport Solutions business was a highly successful business unit, the impending departure of several prominent directors and the recognition that the division offered significant further growth potential triggered the search for an injection of fresh leadership talent.
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Case Study - Ricardo

The Brief: The West Sussex company is no stranger to challenging supercar projects: its work on the transmission systems for the Ford GT40 and the Bugatti Veyron, for instance, received international acclaim. But the brief from McLaren - to develop the engine and build a brand-new assembly facility within 18 months - surely represented one of the stiffest challenges the company has faced.
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Alan Taylor, Senior Manager, Internal Communication & Employee Relations, DENSO
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