In a complex staffing process, one of the company’s key management position was filled externally. The company is positioned in a difficult economic environment which is why the success of the company depends to a large extend on the success of the new manager. He should be able to act quick and fast. The most important step for the new manager is getting to know the strategy, the organization, the culture and its people. It is key that the new manager builds sustainable relationships within the organization – especially with colleagues and their teams – as well as the new manager needs to understand the company’s way of doing business in order to successfully aligning and positioning its role in the company’s management.