Leadership is one of those topics that is really hard to wrap your head around because, in Robert and Toby's opinion, Leadership isn't just the person with the grandest title at the top of the tree, Leadership is invested in many people through every facet of an organization.
That is particularly true in Mergers and Acquisitions where Leadership should be demonstrated by different people at varying stages of the M&A deal cycle.
In this episode we unpick the leadership responsibilities of all the key players starting with the Chairperson, then the CEO, Corporate Development, Internal and External Advisors and finally exploring the leadership needed for post-deal integration.
As you might expect, Robert and Toby offer the view that the post-deal integration role is the most critical in terms of leadership. What? Biased? Me and Toby? NEVER!
And we close today's podcast setting the scene for the next episode where we will explore different post-deal leadership styles and whether some styles are more suited than others.