For Immediate Release
OTTAWA, ON, May 28, 2012: Stratford Managers Corporation, the multi-discipline management consulting firm for organizations that demand better performance, has been selected to lead the merger of the operations of Dollco Integrated Print Solutions following its acquisition by The Lowe-Martin Group.
Working side-by-side with staff from Lowe-Martin and Dollco, Stratford Managers will guide the merging of operations to enable the delivery of the best services and technologies for marketing, publishing and procurement professionals. The merger brings together two strong family-owned businesses with decades of print experience between them, making Lowe-Martin Group one of the top printing companies in Canada.
“We need to ensure a smooth transition of operations to maintain our customer service, manage costs, and increase our business agility, ” said Ward Griffin, CEO of The Lowe-Martin Group. “Stratford Managers’ experience managing complex integrations will help us achieve these objectives.”
Stratford Managers was selected to lead the integration of the two companies because of its extensive mergers and acquisitions experience, as well as its expertise in managing and optimizing operations across globally distributed organizations. Colleen Kelley, Vice President of Operations at Stratford Managers, will lead the development and execution of the integration strategy, providing coaching and advisory services to cross-functional leaders while aligning policies, practices and procedures.
“For an integration of this type to succeed, companies must focus to implement the right synergies within a defined time frame while continuing effective operations,” observed Jim Roche, founder and CEO of Stratford Managers. “We are honored to have been selected by Lowe-Martin Group at such an important juncture in their growth.”
Stratford Managers was recently named one of the top 10 Fastest Growing Companies by the Ottawa Business Journal.
Stratford Managers Corporation is a multi-disciplined management consulting firm comprised of seasoned business executives with decades of experience across a wide range of markets and functional disciplines. Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, the company takes a hands-on approach to assignments that go well beyond just research and recommendations. Stratford Managers’ experts work side-by-side with clients to tackle the toughest business challenges, becoming trusted partners in client success.
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For additional information contact:
Doug Michaelides VP of Marketing Stratford Managers Corporation
613 355 4181