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Corporate Mergers: Internal Audit's Role in "Happily Ever After"

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

​The challenges associated with mergers and acquisitions are myriad. Yet every year, hundreds of companies across the globe conclude the potential upsides of combining two successful organizations are worth the risks.

A number of technology companies currently are grabbing the merger spotlight — AT&T and Time Warner, Level 3 Communications and CenturyLink, and Yahoo! and Verizon. I find that corporate mergers such as these are like celebrity weddings — splashy, highly orchestrated, and sometimes doomed to failure before the participants reach the altar.

Read the full InternalAuditor.org blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.