Framing The Search Assignment

Position: General Manager

Client: PE-backed agribusiness in Portugal


The Challenge

A private-equity-owned food processor created a General Manager position to oversee the greenfield construction of a state-of-the-art food processing facility in Portugal.

The challenge was in finding a candidate who could leverage their technical engineering and leadership skills while project managing a complex greenfield build while enhancing the capabilities of the local team.

The Solution

3P Partners successfully placed a local candidate with 25 years of progressive operations experience with a track record of building high-performing teams and managing the construction and execution of a $34MM food ingredients processing plant. This individual was chosen for their technical background and willingness to operate in a lean team.
This individual has been a great addition to the team as they have recommended process improvements while engaging legacy employees.


The 3P Difference

We are the industry-leading food and agribusiness executive search firm and approach experienced candidates who are not actively looking for a new position and conduct comprehensive interviews to give you access to a broader, more qualified talent pool. Our reputation relies on our ability to deliver high-quality service and timely results.


The Results

The client was extremely pleased with our collaborative hiring process and ability to identify a candidate who not only had extensive startup experience but was a great cultural fit.