Kim Jones is the Senior HR M&A Manager at Microsoft. She conducts due diligence research and complete all HR-related integration activities as part of Microsoft's M&A programs.
An effective M&A onboarding process post-close can dictate employee retention. But what's even more important is retaining the acquired company's leadership. Leadership has massive influence inside the business, and helping them transition properly will positively impact the overall transaction. This interview will discuss lessons learned from leadership onboarding with Kim Jones, HR Director M&A at Microsoft.
Kison speaks with Kim Jones, Senior HR M&A Manager at Microsoft. Together they discuss what company culture is, at what of the deal to consider it, and how to assess the company culture.
Kim Jones and Devorah Bertucci discuss the importance of corporate development and integration teams collaborating with each other. When teams aren't aligned, deals don't get done. This is why it's so important for the corporate development and integrations to collaborate with each other. Hear from Devorah Bertucci and Kim Jones on how to make sure both sides are aligned and what the common concerns from each side are.