Samantha

Our new CEO brought in a global business strategy company to identify opportunities to transform our company. Our global shared services organization was among five key areas identified. However, the $4 million dollar game plan provided by the global business strategy company was vague and had an unrealistic list of assumptions and unachievable benefits. After expressing my concerns to the board, our SVP of Business Planning suggested that I call WGA to flush out the strategy. WGA helped us rationalize the other firm’s game plan, essentially we scrapped their plan and started over. WGA’s fact based approach helped us 1) Consolidate our Shared Service operations from 3 to 1 facility saving us $49M/year, 2) Move HR and Legal to our Shared Services organization and 3) Streamlined our Shared Service operations resulting in an annual cost reduction of $190M/year.

Our new CEO brought in a global business strategy company to identify opportunities to transform our company. Our global shared services organization was among five key areas identified. However, the $4 million dollar game plan provided by the global business strategy company was vague and had an unrealistic list of assumptions and unachievable benefits. After expressing my concerns to the board, our SVP of Business Planning suggested that I call WGA to flush out the strategy. WGA helped us rationalize the other firm’s game plan, essentially, we scrapped their plan and started over. WGA’s fact-based approach helped us 1) Consolidate our Shared Service operations from 3 to 1 facility saving us $49M/year, 2) Move HR and Legal to our Shared Services organization and 3) Streamlined our Shared Service operations resulting in an annual cost reduction of $190M/year.

SamanthaVice President Shared Services$20B Entertainment Content Company
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