Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH

INTERIM MANAGEMENT (a ZMM Project)

Wanted: Project leader for the turn-around of a business unit in the field of orthopaedic and rehabilitation engineering.

The Client

Otto Bock is a developer and producer in the field of orthopaedic and rehabilitation engineering. In this particular case, the business unit was focussing on wheelchairs and rehabilitation equipment tailored for children.

www.ottobock.com and www.otto.bock.at

The Assignment

The tasks were restructuring of the business unit as well as further development of the overall business strategy in app. 40 countries, driving product development, production processes at several sites, logistics including purchasing and distribution logistics as well as alliance management.

The Solution

The Interim Manager became Head of the Business Unit Mobility Solutions, and later on general manager of a subsidiary. The results: successful turnaround, spin-off and transfer of the business unit into an independent legal entity with growth rates clearly above average.