Host: William Engelbrecht, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Presenters: Annie Adams, managing director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Austin Buit, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Raed A. Masoud, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
1.0 Overview CPE credit | Business Management & Organization
Businesses today face extraordinary and prolonged uncertainty and disruption. All around the world these unpredictable forces are making it difficult for companies to achieve their growth and earnings targets. What can companies do to achieve a competitive and sustainable cost structure and establish the right capabilities to run and grow effectively? We’ll discuss:
- The global impact of disruption and prolonged market uncertainty on organizations’ strategic agendas
- The actions companies are taking and their effectiveness
- Their transformation and margin improvement priorities and the barriers they are facing in achieving their targets
Meet the speakers
William (Will) is a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP and leads its Pre-Deal Advisory practice. He has more than 15 years of experience serving clients with a focus on creating value through M&A and assists clients across the deal lifecycle from strategy development to post-merger integration. Will serves both strategic and private equity clients on the buy and sell side across a variety of deal structures including foreign inbound, MOEs, LBOs, carve-out, and multinational transactions.
Raed is a principal in Deloitte Consulting’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice and leads Strategy, Diligence, and Value Creation for Tech, Media, and Telecom. His professional career combines more than 20 years of advisory and direct industry experience. From strategy to execution, he brings breadth and depth of experience in advising senior executives and leaders across large, global technology and Fortune 100 organizations through large scale transformation, restructuring & margin expansion initiatives, and M&A transactions. Prior to Deloitte, he held key positions in engineering & design, research & development and product management. Raed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Saint Louis University and an M.B.A. with a concentration in New Product Development & High Tech Marketing from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Lally School of Management & Technology.
Annie is a leader in Deloitte’s Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring (MARS) practice specializing in capturing value from both deal and non-deal related transformations. Annie brings more than 15 years of experience working with executives to architect the strategy, diligence, planning, and execution of significant transformations across business units and enabling functions to drive sustainable change. Annie has managed global programs from both US and Europe. Annie is the MARS Board Engagement leader having worked with directors and executives on the role of the board during M&A and significant transformational efforts. Annie is also the champion for the MARS National Purpose initiative. She has always been passionate about giving back to the community and manages annual projects focused on nonprofit strategy and diligence. Prior to joining Deloitte, Annie graduated with an MBA and Master in Education from Stanford University with Certificates in Global Management and Public Management. She also has a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from Duke University.