David is a dynamic and visionary leader who developed a broad spectrum of expertise over the first half of his career. As a graduate Industrial Engineer of the University of Toronto, David rose quickly from the ranks of ‘Cash and Carry clerk’ to Senior Vice President, Logistics, Planning and Systems at Loblaw Companies, the largest Grocer in Canada.
Changing gears, he joined Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), the oldest retailer in North America. As Executive Vice President, he led technology and transformed the key loyalty, CRM, e-commerce business through the establishment of a key alliance with IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Cisco, and Symbol technologies.
Following his retail adventures, he joined MDS (Health/Life Sciences industry) as President of Enterprise Services where he led a Shared Services Integration involving 3,000+ staff, and 50+ facilities across 28 countries combining business systems, HR, Facilities, IT, Finance, Legal and Marketing.