Mergers & Acquisitions: Enabling HR and Payroll to Close the Deal

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is accelerating as the global pandemic recedes.


Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is accelerating as the global pandemic recedes. When mergers happen, HR and payroll teams are often caught off guard and need to act fast to keep up with deal timing. Getting the transition right is critical, as over 70% of mergers and acquisitions fail1. What are the key factors and strategies to successful integration or divestiture of a new entity? Join this webinar to learn from the experts:

  • Changing marketing conditions for M&A
  • How M&A impacts HR and payroll teams
  • Critical success factors for M&A transitions
  • Best practices for harmonizing processes and procedures
  • Solutions to M&A payroll challenges
  • How to leverage HCM to increase speed to deal


1”M&A: The One Thing You Need to Get Right”, Harvard Business Review, 2016


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        Meet the presenters 

        Tracy Micciche, Associate Principal, The Hackett Group

        For nearly 20 years, Tracy Micciche has helped companies achieve world-class performance in global systems for payroll, mobility, travel expense and human resources. Her experience includes leading global transformations through creation of end-state visions, evaluation of sourcing strategies, redesigning operational processes, evaluating software products, and managing large-scale global implementation projects. A certified payroll practitioner (CPP), Tracy’s specialties also include expatriate management. She is a frequent lecturer on the topic of global payroll.​

        Danielle White, VP Customer Engagement, Collaborative Solutions

        Danielle White is Collaborative Solutions’ VP Global Customer Engagement. She brings over 20 years of HR Transformation experience across commercial and public sector industries to this role. Her prior roles across the Delivery and Strategy practices at Collaborative enable her to support customers by ensuring thought leadership, delivery, and account support are founded in the challenges facing customers today. Danielle’s M&A experience spans leading Workday integration activities as well as having been through acquisitions as the acquired and the acquirer.


        Neil Carpenter, EVP Strategic Alliances, Safeguard Global

        Neil Carpenter is Safeguard Global EVP for Global solution consulting and Alliances.  He brings 18 years experience in Global Payroll and EOR services.  Having been one of the founding members of Safeguard Global, has held multiple roles within the business from GM of EMEA, to SVP of Payroll globally to leading the sales organization.  He is passionate about this industry combining commercial & operational experience, has been key to helping organization reach their goals as they go through change and transformation.