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DIA 2021 Global Annual Meeting


How to Stay Grounded in Project Management Best Practices While Moving at the Speed of Light Integrating a New Company

Session Chair(s)

Caroline  Grimes

Caroline Grimes

  • Senior Director, Head of Allergan R&D Migration, Portfolio & Program Management
  • AbbVie, Inc., United States
Mergers, acquisitions, and integrations are a necessity in the Pharmaceutical industry today. We must balance our internal capabilities with external knowledge and novel ideas to grow our pipelines of therapies for patients. In this session, we will summarize some of the key success factors for planning for a successful Day 1 Integration while balancing hefty synergy targets for a company.
Learning Objective : Describe how to cross-functionally plan and execute for a successful large, complex integration while demonstrating empathy and understanding; Differentiate how you can keep a team engaged and motivated during a high intensity, fast moving project; Identify watch-outs/pitfalls and best practices in integrations while managing synergy targets.

Speaker(s)

Kyle  Obergfell, PhD

Leading Organizations Through Successful Mergers and Acquisitions

Kyle Obergfell, PhD

  • Principal
  • BCG, United States