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David Gibbs

Senior Client Partner, Board Services

David Gibbs is a Senior Client Partner,  Board & CEO Services Practice at Korn  Ferry and is based in the London office.

Previously, Mr. Gibbs led the firm’s European  Industrial Practice building leadership teams  and advising on Board-level and Executive  Committee positions for companies seeking  to sustain market leadership. Prior to joining  Korn Ferry in 1996, he worked for KPMG  Management Consulting.

Before entering the executive search  profession, his career included some six  years in the Army. He then joined ICI Plc, the  FTSE 100 chemicals company.

His clients are from a broad range of  industrial sectors including Aerospace &  Defense, Building Products & Construction,  Chemicals, Distribution, Electronics,  Engineering, Minerals & Mining, Paper &  Packaging, Support Services, Tobacco and  Utilities.

He specializes in Chairman, Non-Executive  Directors, CEO and CFO appointments  across the FTSE 100, 250, small cap and  AIM as well as privately owned and private  equity backed companies.