Alexander Proudfoot helps companies better execute their plans and strategies to deliver substantial improvements in performance and profitability. More about Alexander Proudfoot
Alexander Proudfoot helps executives achieve their revenue
and profit goals with greater speed, predictability and control. Business
leaders who need substantial results in a short amount of time rely on
Proudfoot to work hand-in-hand with their people.
Successful execution turns strategy into reality and plans into increased profits and cash. We enable executive management to take their businesses and their people to new levels of performance, delivering results on a scale and at a speed the company would not be able to achieve on its own. With our support, what would otherwise take the company years to realize alone is accomplished within months.
"With Proudfoot's help we have done in six to eight months what would have taken us two to three years on our own." Group GM, Manufacturing sector
Typically, our people have considerable prior experience gained in industry or consulting. Some also have specialist skills in specific practices or industries, bringing yet deeper expertise to a client engagement.
Our improvement projects span all sectors including energy, utilities, manufacturing and engineering, as well as consumer goods, financial and business services.
In addition, our service offerings include;
■ Working Capital ■ Supply Chain - logistics, distribution, procurement and inventory management■ Revenue Growth - sales effectiveness, product knowledge, profitability and pricing strategies■ PMO - project management office■ Organizational and Operational alignment (O2R)■ People Solutions™ - change management expertise■ Mergers and Acquisitions - pre and post-merger expertise
Our people have the expertise to improve your operations based upon their
■ Understanding: years of specialized industry experience ■ Knowledge and capabilities: having worked with clients in multiple industries and across all levels of the organization■ Dedication: our consultants spend 100% of the time on-site at our client’s premises■ Ability to work side-by-side with our clients' employees: on the floor, in the front office, etc.■ Know-how: our people receive extensive training and development on our service offerings■ Competencies: strong analytical, communication and execution skills
For the past 70 years and
across 17,000+ projects, our approach has evolved meaning we are better placed
to meet client needs. Clients benefit from our proven methodology, which is
tailored to meet precise client requirements – across a market, territory or
multiple countries of operation.
Before each project, we conduct a detailed analysis of the
client’s operations. This consists of an on-the-ground
validation – incorporating observations, assessments and detailed data
analysis. This Business Review gives us the ability to outline and quantify
specific opportunities, before defining potential solutions and interventions.
It is a dynamic process where we review and debate findings with executive
leadership through a series of formal and informal meetings.
result is a “change
blueprint” that provides the
framework for the operational improvement program, in which we firmly establish
the foundations for sustainability. This change blue print is transformed into
a robust project roadmap which includes the project plan,
governance structure and performance measurement criteria.
have been hugely impressed with Proudfoot's work. The level and depth of
analysis they did during the Business Review was quite extraordinary."Managing Partner, Private Equity
We believe clients know best when it comes to their
business, market and customers, but Proudfoot has unrivalled experience in
operational performance improvement and change implementation to deliver real
results, swiftly and effectively.
By joining forces, our clients achieve
significantly more, and in less time, than they would have on their own.
Our joint teams simultaneously address processes, management systems and
people to deliver operational and behavioral change.
We partner with companies
across all geographies and all sectors. From our range of offices around the world, we
serve our clients, going wherever they need us and for as long as it takes
until we get the job done. For more than 70 years, we have been
successfully delivering results for our clients, transforming operational and
financial performance to build stronger, more agile businesses. Our people have
unrivaled experience, the cultural understanding to achieve results across
any location and the language capability required to operate effectively in
the local environment.