Mergermarket Corporate Development Forum Europe 2023

The must-attend event for corporate development professionals in Europe!

The Langham, London

27 Apr

Panel: Post-merger integration - the importance of retaining employees and maintaining company culture

In this session the speakers will discuss driving strategic growth when building on acquisitions. They will discuss the global M&A market and initial tips on executing transaction with ease whilst retaining talent at all levels. 

  • How can you best assess the cultural fit during your diligence processes and how should integration experts think about talent engagement and retention in the midst of a merger?
  • Highlight the importance of people management after a corporate transaction
  • Quite often culture has been viewed as the intangible element left to address in the post-integration phase - What culture moments really matter in a deal and how can you make sure you embed these into your value creation plan at the pre-deal phase?  
  • How can large firms attract talent from Gen Y and Z?
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  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
    Elliot Cowan Partner CMS Bio
    Sara Agullo Senior Managing Director, Global Corporate Development/M&A, GE Vernova Bio
    Caroline Bilbrough Director of Post-Acquisition, IBM Consulting Ventures, Ecosystems & Acquisitions IBM Bio
    Emilia Stoytcheva Leading HR M&A Nokia
    Alessandra Castelli Global Head Editorial Development, M&A and ECM ION Analytics