Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, regularly writes and speaks on the subjects of business transformation, M&A integration, executive boards and leadership. We also contribute to leading business websites and publications.
Increasingly M&A deals are being used to enhance company ESG credentials, in the article below Karen Thomas-Bland explores how to embed ESG into a M&A deal for Finance Derivative Magazine.
Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, a business transformation consultancy based in London, recently spoke to MergerWare on the topic of M&A integration and how to ensure that the deal delivers the value case by ensuring cost and growth synergies
Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, a business transformation consultancy based in London, takes a look at where CEOs and boards can play a bigger role in M&A deals.
The success rate of M&A deals isn’t too great with 60% failing to increase shareholder value, leaving the Board open to criticism. So how can Board members ensure they are negotiating the best deal for all shareholders, managing risks, and ensuring a smooth post-merger integration?
Embarking on a transformation is one of the most critical decisions a CEO will ever make. So what makes a transformation successful?
The Barton Partnership hosted a virtual panel discussion: Post-Merger Integration - delivering synergies through effective People, Process and Technology. Our expert panellists include Karen Thomas-Bland, Founder of Seven Transformation.
A combination of Chief Executives pursuing big ticket deals they planned during the pandemic, private equity companies sitting on almost $1.6 trillion of uninvested cash according to the Wall Street Journal and blank-check ...
It’s no secret that it’s an employee-driven job market. There is a simple solution to the Great Resignation and it’s for you and me to be great leaders. So how do you become a leader people not only want to work for, but will go the extra mile for?
Your company brand is what people say about you when you're not in the room. So what experience are you creating for your employees, to ensure that they reflect your brand in the very best possible way, wherever they are operating from?