David has extensive experience in advising clients recruiting senior executives into Life Sciences, Professional Services, Industrial, Agricultural and Consumer organisations. He has partnered with both public and private equity backed companies locally and internationally on C-level, EVP, SVP and Director level assignments bringing exceptional talent to his clients.
David works with client companies to support board NED and iNED appointments across private and public companies. He has advised numerous pre-IPO clients around the composition of boards and has supported those companies to source the necessary talent to transition to IPO. He is a trusted advisor to many privately owned and family businesses both in succession planning and talent acquisition.
David has extensive experience in the areas of Supply Chain, Procurement, Manufacturing and OpEx and has represented his clients extensively to source for senior talent within these disciplines.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, David worked for over 7 years as Managing Partner of a boutique Search firm in Dublin. His earlier career saw him lead and manage a division of a global Recruitment Consultancy firm for 9 years. David previously held senior management roles at Apple Computer in Ireland and Johnson & Johnson in Australia.
David is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin having earned a Bachelor of Management Sciences degree. He also holds a Diploma in Marketing from the Technological University of Dublin.