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Tuesday, June 29 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
#244 SL: How to Stay Grounded in Project Management Best Practices While Moving at the Speed of Light Integrating a New Company

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.00 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-21-669-L04-P; CME 1.00; IACET 1.00; PDU 1.00 PMI 216673TIJV; RN 1.00

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 Objectives

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.


Caroline Grimes


Leading Organizations Through Successful Mergers and Acquisitions
Kyle Obergfell, PhD

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Caroline Grimes

Senior Director, Head of Allergan R&D Migration, Portfolio & Program Management, AbbVie, Inc., United States
Carrie brings 20 years’ experience firmly rooted in project/program management and delivery of exceptional business services. She started her career working for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. Carrie then transitioned to strengthening her project management skills starting a 300-acre... Read More →

Kyle Obergfell

Principal, BCG, United States
Kyle is a Principal in the Health Care practice area at Boston Consulting Group. At BCG, Kyle has helped develop growth strategies and lead large-scale, transformational efforts across Biopharma and Provider systems. Prior to joining BCG, Kyle obtained his PhD in Microbiology and... Read More →

Tuesday June 29, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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