David Satler
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David Satler

Senior Client Partner
New York

David Satler is a Senior Client Partner in the financial services practice. He is based in Korn Ferry's New York City office.

Mr. Satler is an accomplished leader who has a proven ability to deliver game changing results through the execution of broad-based global initiatives, focusing on the strategic growth and effectiveness of evolving businesses.

He has successfully orchestrated M&A, turnaround, integrations and start-up situations, drawing on deep financial, operations and human capital skills in both corporate and field capacities.

Throughout his career he has made a mark at spearheading coaching/mentoring pursuits and advancing the talent in each company. He initiated, designed, and implemented a global sales program for enabling promising sales executives to realize their fullest potential. 

Mr. Satler joins from Barclays Capital, where he was chief operating officer. There, he oversaw all aspects of the multibillion-dollar business, including financial management, operational modelling, technology and business change management, client experience, risk and governance, and people and talent.

Prior to that role, Mr. Satler served as head of human resources at UBS Wealth Management in the US and was chief of staff to the CEO.

Areas of expertise include strategy execution, succession planning, M&A and sales force effectiveness programs. 

David earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from Bentley University. He is a member of the AICPA and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). David serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee (Treasurer) for the T. J. Martell Foundation, whose mission is to support innovative and groundbreaking research for cancer.

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