Matthew Spears

Business Integration Executive | International Strategic Program Delivery | Organizational Change

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Senior strategic business program delivery/integration executive with extensive international consulting and leadership experience in business transformation, technology systems, organizational change management, and large-scale program/project-management delivery.  Experienced delivering business process improvements with experience in corporate merger and acquisitions, IT solution delivery and improvement, and business process re-engineering.

 

15+ years as a management consultant at Accenture/ Andersen Consulting/Arthur Andersen and has a Masters in Industrial Engineering (Operation Research) from the University of Illinois.

 

Accomplishments:

  • Commanded a multi-million dollar company-wide strategic initiative to identify current capabilities, assess the maturity of those capabilities and align them with the executive teams’ targeted growth blueprint. This initiative created a multi-year enterprise operating model/roadmap maturity model in terms of distinctive capabilities, structure and priority of initiatives, including the resolution of urgent financial system requirements and decision to implement SAP S/4 HANA.

  • Led portfolio prioritization for projects, including critical compliance-required projects of over 1.1 M annual hours of technology development and multiple outsourcing partners.

  • Provided management consulting engagements services internationally, in multi-lingual environments, delivering programs of major corporate transformations, IT systems integration, and cost reducing process improvements.

  • Defined and managed the compliance remediation of a bank regulatory finding regarding vendor risk management, avoiding a $350M federal fine.

 

Skills:

 Program and Portfolio Management | Business Process Integration | IT Systems Integration & Implementation | Strategic Planning | Business Process Improvement | Business Transformation | Merger & Acquisition Planning & Due Diligence | Organizational Change Management | Process Improvement Lean / Six Sigma | Compliance | Organization Governance | Consulting | Employee Development & Training

 

Experience:

Pharmaceuticals | Life Sciences| Financial Services | Technology | Utilities | Insurance |Telecommunications and Health Care Products and Services