An Interim COO will improve all areas of the business from operations to marketing, product development to technology.
While the CEO or founder first communicates a clear mission, the interim COO focuses straightaway on aligning resources, people, and assets to get that mission accomplished.
The Association of Interim Executives is home to top interim executives around the globe. If you are reaching for operational excellence and results, we can connect you with an Interim COO to make sure your organization runs at peak performance.
An Interim COO brings a fresh, unbiased review of the factors driving operational results. The client and their customers can expect immediate improvement in delivery, quality and cost while they search for the permanent person for the position.
Let an Interim COO Make Your Vision a Reality
Bring in a Change Agent
To stay relevant your company must go through points of transformation and reinvention. It’s not optional. Whether the company is underperforming and needs big changes fast, or is faced with launching a new product, service or organizational improvement, an Interim Chief Operating Officer can lead the charge.
Execute on a Strategic Plan
Oftentimes the CEO will work with an Interim COO to come alongside and serve as a partner in executing on a strategic plan. A great COO complements the CEO’s experience and knowledge base. They can also help prepare and mentor leaders within the organization to take over in a full-time capacity when ready.
Expand Your Global Footprint
A veteran Interim Chief Operating Officer can head up global expansion which comes with an array of challenges from cultural differences, new channels, and expanded partnerships, to integrating operations, and better lines of communication for global expansion to be a success.
A team that’s been together a long time can be cohesive, but can also suffer from groupthink. Injecting an expert interim COO can be vitally important in upgrading the team’s capabilities, creating greater efficiencies, injecting new ideas into the organization and bringing everyone up to a higher standard of best practices.