NEWS8 December 2021

Alida names VP corporate development

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CANADA – Experience management firm Alida has appointed Gaurav Bhide as vice-president of corporate development.

Gaurav Bhide

Prior to joining Alida, Bhide was part of the mergers and acquisitions team at OpenText, where he worked on the firm’s acquisition of Carbonite Inc. for $1.4bn.

Bhide has also worked on buy-side and sell-side transactions and strategic projects at Bell Canada Enterprises and BMO Capital Markets.

At Alida, Bhide will help strengthen the company’s corporate development and mergers and acquisitions strategy.

Ross Wainwright, chief executive at Alida, said: “We are very excited to welcome Gaurav to our team. With his deep experience in corporate development, he will help to inform our strategic future mergers and acquisitions activity and initiatives.

“With Gaurav’s expertise, we look forward to continuing to accelerate our aggressive growth agenda.”