Executing Strategy for Smooth Global Acquisition for Large Beverage Company


Business Challenges:

  • Unclear going-forward strategy
  • New Leader with new Executive Team
  • Inability of organization to execute against agreed-upon goals


  •  Project defined as Senior Team Alignment and complex change project
  • Created a series of off-site Advances to:
    • Clarify strategy
    • Establish critical priorities
    • Define team, critical roles and levels of interdependence
    • Define “paradoxes” that must be managed by Leadership Team
    • Continue to build Senior Team capability
  • Close-In Executive Coaching to build leadership capabilities with President and members of Senior Team
  • Team Alignment work with operational teams 1-2 levels down

Business Outcomes:

  • Organizational, Plant, Functional, and Team Goals established
  • Senior Team has solidified and operating collaboratively across the region and within overall enterprise
  • Senior Team broke even against first year goals and has met or exceed subsequent years
  • Loss of major Leader/Sponsor broke momentum, but Senior Team was able to keep on track
  • Currently looking for acquisitional opportunities


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