The Forgotten Phase of M&A: Post-Close Supply Chain Integration

Research shows that many merger and acquisition (M&A) deals fail to deliver the promised combined company value and that the opportunities to leverage and optimize the supply chain are often not fully realized, especially in the short term. In this article we will review post-M&A integration best practices in the areas of people, systems,...

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David Finch is President and Founder of Insight Collaboration Partners, a consulting firm that assists companies in due diligence and post-acquisition strategy implementation, strategic sourcing, intra and inter-company collaboration and improving operational efficiency and cost. Mr. Finch has more than 30 years of hands-on experience in global supply chain and manufacturing operations in the medical device and orthopedic industries with Becton Dickinson, Johnson & Johnson, Wright Medical and MicroPort Orthopedics.

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