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The Merger and Acquisition challenge: Talking it Through

cgi logoDonna Morea, president of CGI Group Inc.’s U.S., Europe and Asia business was kind enough to share her thoughts with me on how effective, personal communication by a CEO can make the difference between a successful merger and acquisition and a failed one. You’ll find Ms. Morea’s insights in the latest edition of my column in the Washington Business Journal, Speaking to Rise. (The full text may be locked for a week or two.)

Here’s a sample of what she had to say: “I think it’s mandatory that employees, clients and others hear the voices and see the faces of the executives involved. Interaction with our leadership team gives them the chance not only to hear the message, but to get a true sense of who our executives are and that we mean what we say.”