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Manpower

Jeff Joerres, CEO and Jonas Prising, President wanted to fund their $100 million global rebranding initiative.  “This is now our gold standard for corporate projects.”

H.J. Heinz

First in North America and then in Europe, Bill Johnson, CEO and Joe Jimenez, President EMEA squeezed out $500 million in costs by removing clutter and complexity.  “There are so many ideas that are fundamentally improving the way we go to market and that are making this the company that I always knew it could be.”

PNC Financial

Jim Rohr, then CEO and Bill Demchak, now CEO wanted to find earnings in advance of the headwinds they saw coming to the financial industry.  “We generated over $400 million while actually adding customer facing time.”

Webster Financial

Jim Smith, CEO wanted an intense “if we worked as one company” effort to eliminate all of the costs and activities that the customer did not value so that money could be reinvested in growth.  “We have implemented hundreds of ideas delivering $50 million and are celebrating each success!”

Standard Register

Joe Morgan, CEO wanted to rigorously review, simplify and enhance their processes so they could improve how time and money was spent and enhance customer service.  “We found over $30 million in earnings not just by cutting costs but by changing the way we work.”

The Schwan Food Company

Bob Waldron, President of Consumer Brands wanted to remove unnecessary complexity and solve frustrating problems.  “We were very happy that we chose Harvest Earnings to help us in our journey.  The entire Harvest team is talented and professional.”

Birds Eye Foods

Neil Harrison, CEO and the private equity firm Vestar Capital wanted to accelerate sustainable earnings growth. “We reduced fixed and variable costs while investing in fast payback product innovation.”

Synovus Financial

Richard Anthony, CEO and Tommy Prescott, CFO wanted to drive large company efficiencies while retaining local small company customer service. “We grew earnings by $75 million by getting exactly the right kind of collaboration and balance between our local businesses.”

Detroit Edison

Tony Early, CEO, wanted to significantly streamline the overhead corporate administrative areas.  “The employees closest to the work found $100 million – more than any consultant or task force would have found.”

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