Chief Executive Officer: "We were embarking on a significant business transformation project and initially used Wickland Westcott as a sounding board drawing on their experience and insight. They quickly understood our culture and the opportunities facing our managers and helped us establish a ‘culture of change’ across the senior leadership team. Wickland Westcott responded to our needs, were flexible in their approach, resonated with our team and have been a pleasure to work with."
Developing Talent for Tomorrow
Chief People Officer: "Wickland Westcott understood our ambition to transform Aviva, and have worked with us on developing our leadership capabilities to meet that challenge. Thank you for your partnering, your preparation and your brilliance."
Chairman: "In the discussions with us Wickland Westcott were thought provoking and showed a real desire to engage with the Diageo board in a way which we believed would help us improve. The results did not disappoint."
Organisational Transformation Programme
Group HR Director: "Wickland Westcott has been an invaluable partner on this journey – carefully designing and facilitating a series of senior workshops to help clarify goals, roles, processes within our specific commercial context. Wickland Westcott has worked with passion, sensitivity, business understanding and credibility. I have no hesitation in recommending them."
Senior Assessment Process
HR Director: “We have worked with Wickland Westcott for many years. They blend a sharp commercial perspective with a strong market insight into leaders. This enables them to give us sound, strategic advice regarding hiring and promoting people into our most senior roles.”.
Head of Talent: "Wickland Westcott has successfully partnered with us over a number of years and have a good understanding of our business and our leadership culture. They are highly responsive, client-centered, and are able to deliver additional value beyond their core assessment services, giving us independent challenge on our thinking when we need it".
Assessment of Sales Director Candidates
HR Director: "We have built up a relationship of trust with Wickland Westcott over many years. Recently we asked then to design and run a rigorous assessment process, tailored to our specific requirements, to help us appoint a new Sales Director for the UK business. In short timescales they created and delivered an excellent solution that helped us identify the ideal candidate. I recommend them unreservedly.".