David Sapp

David Sapp

Senior Client Partner


With almost two decades of leadership experience with General Electric and Borg-Warner, Mr. Sapp brings a wealth of business knowledge to Korn Ferry and his clients. His consultative style has distinguished him as a trusted advisor to leaders at companies ranging from Fortune 100 conglomerates to start-up enterprises.

Mr. Sapp has a proven track record of leading successful searches and building executive teams in industrial, manufacturing and distribution environments. Mr. Sapp joined Korn Ferry from another retained executive search firm, where he successfully conducted numerous C-level searches in each of the functional specialization areas.

Prior to entering the search industry, Mr. Sapp served as president of the parcel division and executive vice president of sales & marketing for a private venture business in the transportation and logistics sector. He also held leadership positions in industrial businesses with the General Electric Company and Borg-Warner. His experience includes both domestic/international responsibility and a variety of sales, marketing, product management and general management roles.

Mr. Sapp received a bachelor's degree in education from Glenville State College, completed graduate studies at West Virginia University, and received Six Sigma certification from the General Electric Company.