WCC & HBSCC North Shore Breakfast - Jeffrey Perry, Ernst & Young

Date and Time
Thursday, January 10, 2019
7:00am— 8:30am
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Max & Benny's
461 Waukegan Rd
Brookside Shopping Center
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States
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Jeffery Perry will speak about top trends in consumer products goods (CPG) acquisition and divestiture strategy.

Jeffery will share public company examples highlighting:

-  Fundamental changes in consumers’ buying behavior and purchase priorities.
-  How those shifts inform acquisition strategy, valuation and integration considerations.
-  New dynamics in CPG divestitures and portfolio management.

Jeffery S. Perry is Ernst & Young’s Global Client Service Partner and TAS Account Leader for major multi-national Consumer Products accounts.

Mr. Perry has served as EY’s Global Capital Transformation Operational Leader and served over nine years as the Americas Operational Transaction Services (OTS) practice leader. The OTS practice helps corporate and private equity clients operationalize and execute their strategies associated with major capital events including integrations, carve-outs/divestitures and operational restructurings. Mr. Perry has served on the firm’s U.S. Executive Board, overseeing partner-related matters.

Mr. Perry has advised clients to “bring forward” transaction issues to mitigate deal risk and to prepare for execution success. He has extensive experience in pre-signing, pre-close and post-close integration management, synergy value capture, benefits/risk tracking, organizational design, change management, operational carveouts and divestitures. He also has experience in executing growth strategies, salesforce effectiveness, operational cost reduction, strategic sourcing and large-scale program management. Throughout his career, Mr. Perry has worked with corporate and private equity clients in multiple industries including consumer goods, energy, financial services and communications.

Prior to joining EY, Mr. Perry served with A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm, where he was a Vice President in the Strategy practice and Co-Leader of the firm’s merger integration offering in North America. Prior management consulting experience also includes CSC Index and Booz & Co.

In addition to his professional roles, Mr. Perry is Board Chairman of Chicago Children’s Museum, National Board Chairman Emeritus of INROADS Inc. and until recently Board Executive Committee of Boys & Girls Club of Chicago. He is a member of the Babson College Board of Trustees and the Executive Leadership Council (ELC).

Mr. Perry earned a B.S. degree from Babson College (Marketing/Quantitative Methods) with high distinction and an M.B.A from the Harvard Business School. Notable examples of his thought leadership have been featured in the Financial Times, BusinessWeek, CFO Magazine, Financier Worldwide and The Deal. He also partnered with the Chicago Tribune on an award winning series on merger challenges and secrets of merger success.

Mr. Perry has been recognized as 2016 EY Americas Inclusive Leadership Award recipient. Mr. Perry has also been honored by Chicago United as a 2011 Business Leader of Color and Savoy Magazine’s 2012 Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.

Mr. Perry and his wife Dena are the parents of three children and reside in Lake Forest, IL.


DATE: Thursday, January 10, 2019
Pre-Pay REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at noon.
TIME: 7:00-8:30 am
LOCATION: Max & Benny’s (Brookside Shopping Center), 461 Waukegan Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
COST: Please prepay
Pre-paid $20.00
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at the door: $30.00

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