Joan Colligan is Managing Consultant for Organization Development within The Human Resource Partnership, L.L.C.'s Training and Organizational Development practice.
Colligan has had extensive consulting experience as a Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, Inc. and as an independent consultant to corporations and other consulting firms. She has conducted strategic and marketing studies for international companies in financial and information services, media/entertainment/communications, consumer goods and services, pharmaceuticals, distribution, and health care. In addition, she has conducted business and marketing strategy studies for small and medium-sized firms in various industries.
Colligan was engaged by GE Capital's Retailer Financial Services Company to develop change management, communications, and executive development programs for its Information Technology Group; and by Pitney-Bowes, Inc. to assist in strategic planning to achieve improved sales performance. She has also worked with International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. to develop a plan for integrating a major new acquisition, Bush Boake Allen, with its existing worldwide operations.
Colligan was also Vice President, Planning and Information Systems, for Sony Music. Her responsibilities included international business planning, marketing planning, and market research. She directed the design and implementation of a marketing information system to support marketing and sales in 25 locations. Her market research experience includes design and implementation of national buyer surveys, establishment of a 10,000-member consumer panel reporting 100,000 product purchases annually, and design and implementation of one-on-one Fortune 500 top management surveys. Results have appeared in company and industry publications, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Joan received her MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business
School and her BA with Honors from the College of Wooster.
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