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How Empathy Makes Mergers and Acquisitions Successful

John DeRusso

John Derusso, Director of Corporate Development Integration with Cisco Systems, discusses the importance of practicing empathy during M&A integration for more successful and productive outcomes.

Jeff Desroches
VP of Corporate Development at Atlas Copco
Ivan Golubic
Former VP Corporate Development at Goodyear
Erik Levy
Group Head Corp Dev and M&A at DMGT PLC
Kison Patel
CEO at DealRoom

How Empathy Makes Mergers and Acquisitions Successful

20 Jun
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John DeRusso
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How Empathy Makes Mergers and Acquisitions Successful

How Empathy Makes Mergers and Acquisitions Successful

“If you don't have common ground, you don't have an integration.” - John DeRusso

A successful integration requires a lot of empathy; for the acquired employees and for the clients or customers. In this episode, John DeRusso talks about their best practices in integration and how to find the right balance between capturing synergies without destroying value.


special guests

John DeRusso
Director of Acquisition Integration at Cisco

special guests

John DeRusso
Director of Acquisition Integration at Cisco

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Kison Patel
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