FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | November 10, 2010

ACS Webinars™ focus on navigating your career through uncertain times

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2010 — News media and others interested in the chemical sciences are invited to join the next in a series of American Chemical Society (ACS) Webinars™ focusing on how to successfully navigate your career through the uncertain waters of mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring.

Scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 11, from 2 – 3 p.m. EST, the free ACS Webinar™ will feature John Ferguson of PRICHETT speaking on how to survive company changes as they restructure. Ferguson serves as Vice President of Change Management/Mergers & Acquisitions at PRITCHETT.

ACS Webinars™ connect you with experts and global thought leaders in the chemical sciences, management and business to address current topics of interest to scientific and engineering professionals. Each webinar includes a short presentation followed by a question and answer session. News media and scientists can tune into the conference without charge but must register in advance.

Participants will learn:

  • The predictable personal and team dynamics associated with Mergers & Acquisitions and restructuring
  • How to deal first with uncertainty (and then with change)
  • How to make smart choices in your career during the transition

PRITCHETT is a Dallas-based consulting, training and publishing firm with offices around the world. With more than 10 million books sold, PRITCHETT is recognized as a leading authority on merger integration and major organizational change. During his tenure with PRITCHETT, Ferguson has had responsibility for the UK and Europe market. Early in 2008, he moved to Dallas to assume his current global role. During his career with PRITCHETT, he has delivered keynotes, workshops and webinars for over 150 organizations across most industries.


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