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    The Role of OD in Mergers and Acquisitions

    • September 12, 2019
      5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    The Role of Change in Mergers and Acquisitions

    Experience an M&A through the lens of change!

    Have you been involved with an acquisition? A divestiture? Have you supported a deal as an OD practitioner or HR Business Partner? No matter how you have experienced a transaction, they can be messy. They are fast paced change efforts that simultaneously create excitement and anxiety for employees; not to mention for the OD and HR professionals supporting them. The lack of a robust change plan can leave companies vulnerable to loss of talent, cultural clashes and ineffective integration planning and implementation. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way! Join facilitator, Lynette Buitt, to walk through a simulated acquisition through the lens of a change process.

    Facilitator, Lynette Buitt, MSOD

    Lynette Buitt brings more than a decade’s worth of experience to the ever-expanding field of human resources, focusing on global mergers and acquisitions, change management, and project management for Fortune 500 companies. She has a passion for ensuring employees are engaged, informed and have a seamless experience during times of large systems change such as M&A transitions.  As an owner and consultant for her consulting firm, Buitt Consulting, LLC,  she provides support and partnership on mergers and acquisition transactions and organization development initiatives. She has a Master’s degree in Organization Development from Pepperdine University and a Master’s degree in Human Resources from the University of Illinois.

     For more information about this program or the dinner before, please contact Maggie Shreve, ODN/C Administrator, at 312.730.0041 or admin@odnchicago.org.


    325 N Wells, 4th Floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60654, United States

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