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Mergers and acquisitions can take years—and they don’t always deliver the intended value. Learn how program and project managers on the front lines can ensure the success of mission-critical integrations. Plus, one of Google’s M&A program managers shares his industry expertise.
Stephanie Blanco, VP of M&A integration and program management for Sound Physicians in Washington, D.C., USA discusses how to balance transparency and confidentiality on sensitive M&A projects.
Kash Ahuja, a mergers and acquisitions program manager for Google in Seattle, Washington, USA, outlines how his team overcomes change and uncertainty on fast-moving M&A initiatives.
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Key Themes: [00:30] 2019 M&A trends [02:40] The M&A project roadmap [04:35] Transparency vs. confidentiality [06:15] Lessons from the Whole Foods buyout [08:30] Unique M&A project challenges [13:00] Unifying systems and processes [17:30] Delivering the intended value
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