Global FMCG Company

Our client is one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies. With a focus on food, home and personal care products and a workforce of more than 172,000 employees, they own some of the world’s leading brands and have annual sales that total €48.4billion. YSC’s role was to partner with the client to assess their Global Middle Manager population to identify and develop their future leaders. Challenge As part of... Read More

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LLOYDS BANKING GROUP

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) have a presence in nearly every community and aim to build a more diverse workforce to reflect the communities they serve. YSC Consulting and LBG worked in partnership to prepare women for senior leadership succession. CHALLENGE In seeking to ensure the company represents their customers, LBG aimed to bring about long-term sustainable change. LBG have made a commitment to having 40% of their senior roles filled... Read More

EDF ENERGY

EDF Energy (EDFE) is one of the UK’s largest energy companies, producing around a fifth of the nation’s electricity from its nuclear, coal and gas power stations, as well as combined heat and power plants and wind farms. YSC were asked to design and co-deliver an assessment centre at both the Emerging and Experienced level to be run alongside existing EDF Energy talent processes. The assessment centres would be used... Read More

GLOBAL BANK

The client is a multinational banking and financial services company, who is seeking to create a significant shift towards values based leadership and to highlight any gaps in capability that would prevent the bank from reaching it’s goals. CHALLENGE There were three areas the client wanted to address: To find out which senior leaders are capable of leading them through this transition. To understand at an aggregate level what they... Read More

FTSE 100 CONSUMER GOODS COMPANY

Our client, a leading FTSE 100 consumer goods company supplies a wide range of household brands in the health, hygiene and home sectors across the globe. CHALLENGE The client recognised that their culture was too skewed towards results and ‘speed over perfection’ at the cost of truly enabling leadership, creativity, strategic thinking, team spirit and personal growth. They wanted to shape an intervention for their Top 400 leaders that would... Read More

FTSE 100 Beverages Company

Our client, a FTSE 100 beverages company manufactures, supplies, and distributes some of the best-known brands in its field. Transforming its early success into long-term sustainable growth in a turbulent world has challenged global consistency, efficiency and management structure. YSC led a flagship leadership development programme covering 150 coachees in 32 countries delivered by 45 coaches. Challenge The company is committed to delivering growth and productivity by harnessing personal engagement... Read More

GLOBAL PROPERTY SERVICES

This Fortune 500 global property services company is a leading player in the Asia-Pacific region with around 30,000 employees spread across all the major markets. Although the global organisation has a longstanding commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, the regional industry tends to promote senior leaders from an expatriate background and reward male rather than female talent. YSC supported the company as they developed and rolled out their D&I strategy for... Read More

GLOBAL PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM

YSC partnered with a Private Equity firm on a new acquisition. The firm’s vision was to take them from a £600 million to a £1 billion company in fewer than five years. The company was strong on relationship building and keeping key clients. However, the new growth projection required them to stretch themselves and grow faster than ever before, requiring a shift in leadership capabilities. Challenge Following its acquisition by... Read More

UK RETAIL BANK

Like many of its competitors, this FTSE100 bank had been criticised by the regulator due to its culture and practices around customer conduct. However, moving from a culture based on performance against targets to a culture of customer insight and understanding was a transition that many found difficult. YSC was asked to diagnose capability in the critical management tier, focusing on their ability to adapt to a more customer-focused culture.... Read More

FINANCIAL SERVICES PROVIDER

This FTSE100 Financial Services Provider was increasing its use of digital channels to engage its customers, thereby increasing the risk of cyber-attack. However, the expanding Information Team was perceived as disjointed and inconsistent. YSC was brought in to build the team’s effectiveness and ability to support the business. Challenge Create commitment and trust between team members. Establish mechanisms for regular communication so that issues would addressed by the team rather... Read More

EUROPEAN PORTFOLIO COMPANY

YSC’s role was to conduct post-deal due diligence on a European portfolio company, aligning the individual and collective insights around the firm’s ability to deliver the investment thesis and create value for LPs. Inherent in this was taking a developmental approach to the due diligence: assessing each Executive Board member to manage risk but also to support them to be the best versions of themselves. Background With an 85% stake... Read More

Ciena

Ciena is a global supplier of telecommunications networking equipment, software and services that support the delivery and transport of voice, video and data. Founded in 1992, Ciena set out to radically change the possibilities and economics of networking and have since been creating solutions for the largest and most reliable communication networks around the world. Currently employing over 5000 people in 27 countries, the organisation services a wide range of... Read More