Working with Executives and/or HR leaders in medium to large companies on specific Organization Development and Talent challenges.
Chris Palmer is an executive leader and coach who has operated on a global scale as a Human Resources executive in large industrial and consumer goods enterprises. He brings deep experience in leadership development, succession management (up to and including C-Level / Board positions), organization development, M&A, and international HR.
Executive Assessment & Talent Reviews
Proactively size up your leadership team in anticipation of future needs
New leader, new business goals
Filling the gap after or anticipation of key departures
Working in the absence of a talent management team, or as support to an under-resourced HR team – I will lead the end to end talent management processes through an annual business cycle and build the team’s capability to manage talent going forward.
and M&A Integration
Doing the right deal, with the right financial terms is the most important determinant in a successful acquisition.
The right financial terms are usually based on assumptions of a successful post-merger integration of critical workflows across the enterprise.
I bring deep experience in integrating the workflows that affect the people having worked in acquisitive environments for my entire career (ranging from $10M to $13B deals). I work with acquiring entities on:
Organization and governance structure
Key Talent Assessment and Retention strategies
HR Processes & Organization