JD of APAC Acquisitions Integration Director

POSITION:    APAC Acquisitions Integration Program Manager (Director/Senior Director)

LOCATION:    Shanghai/Singapore

JOB TYPE:     M&A director


COMPANY:     A global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency


Responsible for driving integration of acquired companies with a focus on post-close integration and operations activities within APAC. This is a complex role in that each acquisition is unique. Every acquired company has its own capabilities, skillsets, opportunities and risks, which must considered throughout the integration process (and beyond). Perceived cultural differences and communication must also be managed through effective change management.


  • Pre-close integration:
  • Work with Executive Sponsor to design an integration plan that focuses on the overall investment thesis
  • Work with the deal team to ensure that due diligence is aligned with the integration plan
  • Together with the Executive Sponsor, communicate integration principles and high-level plan to target company
  • Develop multi-year integration plan across multiple work streams
  • Develop internal/external communication and change management plans


  • Post close integration:
  • Coordinate the identification of work stream team leads for APAC and target
  • Work with team leads to execute against integration plan, lead regular status calls, manage interdependencies across teams, escalate issues and obstacles to success, and maintain a continued cadence with team leads, Executive Sponsor, integration Steering Committee and Company APAC Executive Committee
  • Generate regular status reports for the integration team and executive level status reporting for the Steering Committee and APAC Executive Committee
  • Provide feedback from integration process to inform future activities of deal and due diligence teams


  • An experienced employee with strong organizational and program management skills along with strong c-suite presence
  • Strong Integration and operations experience
  • Proactive program management and change management skills are critical
  • Strong knowledge of business practices and ability to determine geographic differences for compliance purposes
  • Ability to make decisions with team leads and to identify issues for escalation
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Strong ability to lead more through influence than authority, but comfort with both styles
  • Strong collaboration capabilities



  • M&A experience a plus
  • Deep general business knowledge and acumen
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