Leading Effective Change at the Enterprise Level: Improving Your Likelihood of Success

Over 90% of multi-national companies report they are transforming their business models, yet studies show that two-thirds of all change efforts fail.

Weatherhead Executive Education and KPMG LLP invite you to a discussion with industry leaders who beat these odds and successfully implemented major transformational initiatives for their companies. Gain from their learning and experience to increase the probability of implementing effective change in your organization. Let’s shift the two-thirds statistic from failure to success with these critical success factors:


7:30-8:00 a.m.

8:00-8:10 a.m.

Keynote Presentation
8:10-9:25 a.m.

Organizational Development and Change Management
Presented by Christopher M. Gorman, Senior Executive Vice President, KeyBank

Christopher M. Gorman is responsible for leading Key’s integration of First Niagara Financial Group, a $40B financial institution with 400 branches throughout the northeastern U.S. Key’s acquisition of First Niagara is the largest U.S. bank M&A transaction since the financial crisis and the largest acquisition in Key’s 190-year history. Previously, Gorman served as the President of Key Corporate Bank, which includes KeyBank Real Estate Capital, Enterprise Commercial Payments, Key Equipment Finance and KeyBanc Capital Markets. Gorman has been a member of KeyCorp's Executive Leadership Team, and President of the KeyBank Foundation Board of Trustees since 2010. Additionally, he serves as Chairman of KeyCorp’s Corporate Responsibility Council. Gorman is credited with building one of the first fully-integrated Corporate and Investment Banks focused on the middle market. Previously, Gorman led KeyBanc Capital Markets. He also held key leadership roles at McDonald Investments, a registered broker-dealer acquired by KeyCorp in 1998.

Integration and Conclusion
9:25-9:55 a.m.

9:55 - 10 a.m.

Post-presentation Q & A facilitated by:
Paul Lipinski, Principal, People & Change, KPMG 


Friday, May 5, 2017


George S. Dively Building
11240 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106


Fee:  $25, parking is included.

Proceeds will benefit KPMG’s Family for Literacy program and student scholarship fund