GPMIP UK Post Merger Integration consultant, andy young

Andy Young

United Kingdom

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Andy Young

Professional Background

  • McKinsey-trained M&A and strategy consultant with over 20 years experience working both buy and sell-side
  • Delivered 50+ end to end integrations and carve-outs both large and small with values up to €8bn, with involvement in hundreds of other deals  
  • Managed operational turnarounds, divestitures & reverse integrations, management buy outs, governance frameworks & Target Operating Models
  • Former CxO for high tech FTSE 100 with responsibility for M&As and strategy
  • Sector agnostic with experience across technology, banking, energy, healthcare, FMCG, mining and insurance

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Deep expertise in all aspects of M&As from upstream pre-deal activity to downstream integration:
  • IMO Management
  • DD and 100 day planning
  • TSAs
  • Strategic planning
  • Operational restructuring, cost out and right sizing
  • Process improvement
  • Change Management
  • Technology solutions (infrastructure, CRM, apps, AI, SIAM, EUC)
  • Vendor selection and management
  • Experience leading M&As as a Programme Director, setting up IMO’s, advising at Board level and more hands on workstream level activity across all work streams when required to roll the sleeves up

Project Highlights

  • M&A-related experience includes:
  • Programme Director for €8bn carve out of Unilver’s global spreads business across 127 markets
  • Programme and PMO Director for carve out of KPMG’s Pension Advisory business for PE firm
  • Programme Director for acquisition and carve out of medical device from FTSE listed business on behalf of a group of philanthropic billionaires
  • Carve Out Director for separation of global energy supplier’s renewable and traditional fuel businesses
  • Programme PMO Director for Homeserve’s acquisition of a national gas servicing business to rival British Gas
  • Programme Director for management buy out of business unit from e.On
  • Programme Director for divestment, carve out and post acquisition integration of two global CRM businesses for PE-backed N. American E-Marketing Co   
  • Programme Director for carve out and stand up of NHS supply chain from DHL

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