Don Watson

Vice President Global Workplace and Enterprise Services Merck


Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

9:00 AM Building a Successful Global Real Estate Team

Blurring the lines between management, construction, and portfolio analysis can be quite overwhelming. Understand how to establish objectives for tailoring your real estate goals as well as your corporate real estate team.
• Advancing in the opening, constructing, relocating and remodeling of corporate real estate.
• Enabling world class colleague experience and protecting workplace experience, cost and space performance goals.
• Comprehending, analyzing, and solving for business issues with stakeholder requirements.


Friday, January 24th, 2020

8:40 AM MAIN HALL: How Merck Approaches Global Real Estate and Portfolio Strategies

From research on the global real estate front to sales and marketing, this case study will focus on changes to workplace planning, strategic partnerships, and how to implement
the idea of using your workspace to support collaboration.
• Supporting the business as well as the employees through real estate and workplace strategy.
• Strategic partnerships: internal vs. external strategies and global real estate vs. client group strategies.
• New developments and office projects on the rise and partnering with external space providers.

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Don.

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