Mike Meyer will discuss mergers, acquisitions, and how to ensure the success of any deal.

Mike Meyer, HR Tomorrow Conference afternoon Keynote Speaker, knows all about international success in Human Resources; as Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Ecolab Inc, he is responsible for Ecolab Human Resources globally.

Prior to joining Ecolab in 2007, Meyer was Vice President and General Manager, Canada and Latin America, Vascular Products for Abbott Laboratories. During his 24 years with Abbott, he held numerous positions, including Group Vice President of Global Human Resources and Medical Products, and Vice President of Human Resources, International Division.

Meyer received a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Sciences from Westminster College and a Master's degree in Business Administration-International Management from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management.

He will use these personal experiences in HR to enhance his presentation, "Beating the Odds--Successful M&A Integration." During the presentation, Meyer will discuss the three reasons why 84 percent of mergers and acquisitions fail to deliver the promised returns, including one that is much more significant than the others. He will also give insight on how to beat the odds and ensure the success of any deal.

Meyer will be the final speaker at the HR Tomorrow Conference on April 19, beginning at 2:45 p.m. and will be followed by the Networking Reception.