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Kevin Bowling

Sr Director Analyst

Kevin Bowling is a Senior Director Research Analyst with a focus on Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures. His coverage includes Due Diligence, Planning and Preparation, Transaction Execution, Strategy, and M&A Integration.

Kevin has over 6 years of experience in leading mergers and acquisitions in increasingly senior level roles within both mid-level and large enterprises. My experience is focused on acquisitions, due diligence, post-merger integration planning and execution. I am a proven strategic leader collaborating with cross-functional teams and executives resulting in strategic, efficient, streamlined, and flexible M&A processes.

Previous experience

Consulted with organizations in developing their capabilities in M&A and Divestitures, specifically in due-diligence, integration planning, integration execution and lessons learned.

Professional background

Grove Bowling, LLC

Managing Partner

Adient, PLC


U.S. Air Force/Air National Guard

IT Director

Areas of coverage

Gartner Research Board for Global CIOs

Gartner Research Board for Regional CIOs

CIO Impact on Digital Business Strategy and Execution

Executive Leadership: Mergers and Acquisitions

Midsize Enterprise CIO Leadership


Masters - Magna Cum Laude

Bachelors - Cum Laude

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1M&A (Merger and Acquisition) integration planning and execution

2M&A (Merger and Acquisition) due diligence planning and execution

3M&A (Merger and Acquisition) executive role and responsibilities

4M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) processes and procedures

5M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) strategy and operations

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