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HR M&A Conference

People: The X Factor in Deal Value Capture and Creation
NOVEMBER 19 - 20, 2019 | WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE | NEW YORK, NY

November 19 - 20, 2019

About the Conference

Join us for the 2019 HR M&A conference where leading serial acquirers will share their insights on a wide range of topics, including conducting due diligence within HR, how to handle global deals, key issues from the seller’s side, and what dealmakers look for in HR departments.  

Designed for peer-to-peer sharing, this program will provide ample opportunities to discuss ideas and insights that can help address your day-to-day challenges. Walk away with actionable steps and practical solutions for building an HR function that is agile and effective and adds value to your M&A strategy. 

The Benefits to You

By attending this conference, you will

  • Learn how to build HR integration capabilities and processes that respond to a variety of deals.
  • Discover how to conduct HR M&A due diligence by getting in front of key people issues.
  • Understand how to balance talent risks and opportunities that can impact success.
  • Gain insights for leveraging diagnostic tools to assess and bridge culture gaps.
  • Find out how to conduct talent assessments that put the right people in the right roles.
  • Examine strategies for retaining critical talent who can help you capture the most value.
  • Network, collaborate, and benchmark with your TCB peers. 

Who Should Attend 

This seminar is design for executives who are involved in the following business areas:

  • Human Resources
  • HR M&A
  • M&A Integration
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Development
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Integration Strategy
  • Business Development 

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 11.5 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

HRCI

This program has been approved for 9.5 (BUSINESS) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 9.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

1. Save the Date 

Block off your calendar for the following dates: 

  • November 19-20, 2019 at the Westin New York at Times Square. 

2. Get Involved! 

If you would like to get involved, please contact us.

 

LOCATION

Westin New York at Times Square
270 West 43rd St.
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 201-2700

Hotel Reservations: To book a room at the hotel, click here.

Hotel Cut Off:October 28, 2019

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

LEAD SPONSOR
Mercer - HR M&A Conference 2019 - Lead Sponsor
AGENDA
NOVEMBER 19 - 20, 2019
WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE,NEW YORK, NY
November 19 - 20, 2019

About the Conference

Join us for the 2019 HR M&A conference where leading serial acquirers will share their insights on a wide range of topics, including conducting due diligence within HR, how to handle global deals, key issues from the seller’s side, and what dealmakers look for in HR departments.  

Designed for peer-to-peer sharing, this program will provide ample opportunities to discuss ideas and insights that can help address your day-to-day challenges. Walk away with actionable steps and practical solutions for building an HR function that is agile and effective and adds value to your M&A strategy. 

The Benefits to You

By attending this conference, you will

  • Learn how to build HR integration capabilities and processes that respond to a variety of deals.
  • Discover how to conduct HR M&A due diligence by getting in front of key people issues.
  • Understand how to balance talent risks and opportunities that can impact success.
  • Gain insights for leveraging diagnostic tools to assess and bridge culture gaps.
  • Find out how to conduct talent assessments that put the right people in the right roles.
  • Examine strategies for retaining critical talent who can help you capture the most value.
  • Network, collaborate, and benchmark with your TCB peers. 

Who Should Attend 

This seminar is design for executives who are involved in the following business areas:

  • Human Resources
  • HR M&A
  • M&A Integration
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Development
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Integration Strategy
  • Business Development 

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 11.5 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

HRCI

This program has been approved for 9.5 (BUSINESS) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 9.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

1. Save the Date 

Block off your calendar for the following dates: 

  • November 19-20, 2019 at the Westin New York at Times Square. 

2. Get Involved! 

If you would like to get involved, please contact us.

 

Tom Agler, VP HR, Univar

Alec Andronikov, Angel Investor, NDCapital

Barbara Beckmann, Mergers and Acquisitions, General Electric Company

Jeff Black, Partner, M&A Advisory Services, Mercer

Lisa Blackburn, VP, Global Human Resources Business Development, IBM Corporation

Chris Bruce, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Thomsons Online Benefits

Elizabeth Bryant, Partner, Mercer

Carlos Cesta, Head of M&A Americas, Dentsu Aegis Network

Dan Clay, Partner, Lippincott

Ben Collins, Director, Strategy and Product Marketing, IntraLinks

Kimberly Dickens, SVP & CHRO, Univar

Keith Dunbar, Distinguished Principal Research Fellow/Program Director, The Conference Board

Thor Ernstsson, Founder, Alpha

Ann Glackin, Director HR M&A, Jabil Circuit Inc.

Brent Helsop, Partner, Mercer Inc.

Jillian Kaebel-Sisk, Global Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures HR Manager, Caterpillar Inc.

Avi Karnani, CEO, alice

Christian Keane, Global VP of Strategy & Corporate Development, Gartner, Inc.

Paul Kibbe, Principal, Mercer Inc.

Dan Klein, Vice President, HR M&A, HCL Technologies

JoAnne Kruse, Partner, Talent, TZP Group

Maureen Lowney, Senior Consultant, HR Deal Leader M&A, Cisco Systems

Barbara Marder, Partner, Mercer Inc.

Rohan Massey, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP

Edward McNicholas, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP

Matt Porzio, SVP, Global Marketing & Strategic Business Development, IntraLinks, Inc.

Laura Raquet, Senior Human Resources Leader, CIT Group

Cara Richard, Senior HR Acquisitions Manager HR Operational Excellence, Ferguson Enterprises Inc

Andy Roberts, Director, HR M&A, Northwell Health

Pragya Sharma, Sr Director, HR Acquisitions and Divestitures, Johnson & Johnson

John Stockwell, SVP and Chief People Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network Canada

Melis Tanlay, Vice President Corporate Development & Strategy, Genpact

Jeff Wald, Co-Founder and President, WorkMarket

Lead Sponsor
Mercer - HR M&A Conference 2019 - Lead Sponsor