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Case Study: Chief Operations Officer

  Indra Renewable Technologies, one of the UK’s fastest growing electric vehicle charging manufacturers, spun out of OVO Energy in 2021.  It now has support from investors including the Clean Growth Fund and Gulf Oil.   Background The business is scaling rapidly to meet the ever-increasing demand for its offering, amidst the exponential growth of the EV market.  To facilitate this, Indra required a highly experienced COO to develop a resilient manufacturing and supply chain strategy, and lead the ramp-up in production in line with forecasted demand and business growth objectives.   Search Having previously worked with the newly appointed CEO, we were asked to support Indra on this key appointment and conducted an in-depth search, targeting exceptional operational leaders from electronics manufacturing companies. Our shortlist comprised a range of candidates from leading consumer electronics firms.  Each individual had successfully led scale-ups; establishing new geographical regions, bringing new products to market, and/or rapidly growing SMEs. The appointed candidate was...