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Miriam JavitchDr. Javitch has over 20 years of executive coaching experience with CEOs, COOs, senior leaders and partners in professional service firms. She also works in the areas of executive team development, large-scale change, organization design, strategy consultation, and leadership development program design and management.

Prior to Meritas, Miriam’s career has included leadership and partner-level roles in several consulting firms, including Mercer Delta, YSC (a London-based consultancy), E&Y, and W. Warner Burke Associates. As a practice and client leader, Miriam has:


  • Supported CEOs and COOs to develop their executive leadership capacity, drive large scale strategic change, restructure organizations, and engage corporate boards in succession planning
  • Designed and led post-merger integration processes in professional service firms
  • Conducted post-merger top-team executive assessment and integration
  • Engaged global organizations in large scale culture-change
  • Built and implemented “competency-based” executive leadership assessment and development programs
  • Developed and implemented global leadership development programs for partners and executives in professional service firms, pharmaceutical companies, financial services firms, and media/entertainment companies

Her client work spans a broad range of companies including: Deloitte, E&Y, Andersen, Merck, Astra Zeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Quest Diagnostics, The New York Times, the British Broadcasting Corporation, RBS, HSBC, Diageo, Thomson-Reuters, NASA, and Prudential.

She lectures at Columbia University in Organizational Psychology in the areas of Executive Assessment and Coaching, Large Scale Organizational Change, and Change Management Consultation.

Miriam received her B.A. in Psychology from McGill University, her MBA in Strategy and Marketing from Columbia University Business School, and her PhD in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.

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I wanted to let you know personally it was the most effective training I have ever had at Deloitte and it was just session 1!!! Thanks to you and the team as well as to Miriam and hers who has put together such a thoughtful / outstanding program.

Partner, Tax Management Consulting
Deloitte Tax LLP

I really valued the time that we spent together and wanted to let you know that your impact on my career will not be forgotten. I especially appreciate the safe place to speak my mind and your honest feedback and thoughts. Your ability to take my sometimes incoherent and not politically correct thoughts and turn them into golden nuggets was invaluable.”

Nicole Torgrimson
Director of Operations, Audit
Deloitte Calgary

I can’t thank you enough for all of your support over the past few years. This would not have happened without you. Your influence has changed the course of history for PREI.”

Cathy Marcus
Senior Portfolio Manager, Managing Director, PRISA
PREI

Your experience, insights, and support have been very helpful and greatly appreciated. Thank you for helping me meet my goal of getting the most I possibly can out of the NextGen program.”

Louis Ramunno
National Managing Principal
Deloitte Tax LLP

Unquestionably the single most intelligent and insightful PowerPoint of the past ten years!”

Ennio Ranaboldo
CEO/Executive Vice President
Lavazza USA

Meritas caused me to pause and step back from the rigor of day-to-day and reflect on some larger connections.”

Global Lead Client Service Partner
Deloitte

Meritas Partners’ experience with boards provided me with much needed insight and guidance.”

Laura Hamilton
CEO
MTS Systems

The team at Meritas Partners was instrumental in guiding us through this process. None of us had ever done anything like it before (think deer in headlights), but now this notion of “self-help” has really been woven into the fabric of who we are and how we go about our business.”

Soultana P. Reigle
Prudential Real Estate Investors
Parsippany, NJ

For a whole group to take the time to critique another person turned out to be… a gift for which I am very grateful, and one that I fully intend to pass on.”

Georg von Werz
CEO, AG Business
PREI

Meritas focuses on my strengths and how to leverage them, as well as on where I need to improve. Meritas is genuinely interested in my success.”

Ivan Tornos
President, Europe, Middle-East and Africa Regions
EMEA Division
CR BARD Inc.