To coach and mentor the existing Financial Controller to become an effective and influential Finance Director.
Biocatalysts is a company employing ~60 people and has an annual turnover of ~£9m. They are a leader in the biotechnology industry and export their product around the world.
The Financial Controller had been a long serving employee (11years) within the company, having started as a Finance Assistant, before progressing to Assistant Accountant and then subsequently Financial Controller 7 years ago. Historically, their development had been via Interim Finance Directors and the Vistage executive coaching and leadership development programme. Despite this progression, the Managing Director did not feel they were ready to progress and was unsure if this could happen within the next two years.