Case Study

GE Healthcare Life Support Solutions (A): Entering a new global market

5 pages
December 2009
Reference: IMD-3-2074

In October 2007, when Matti Lehtonen joined GE Healthcare as general manager of the Life Support Solutions iPerformance business in China, he faced a complex set of challenges. GE Healthcare had entered the value segment anesthesia business in June 2006 through the acquisition of Zymed, a local family-run company. Since the acquisition, market share of the company slumped due to quality problems and slow progress of integration. Where should Lehtonen begin in order to integrate the company and get it on the right track?

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