Born in Lincoln and raised in the county, David has been a Lincoln City fan since attending his first game in 1972. He joined the Board in September 2018.
David has enjoyed a successful career in Marketing and General Management spanning more than 30 years. The majority of this being spent in the consumer goods sector with Unilever where he worked in a variety of senior executive roles, managing some of the world’s biggest food and beverage brands whilst residing in Moscow, The Hague, Singapore and London.
His leadership development experience included attending the Strategic Marketing Program at Harvard Business School. As part of his brand portfolio responsibilities David has been involved in both company and brand acquisitions and divestments. He represented Unilever on numerous industry associations and was a member of the CEO Forum Group comprising Unilever’s Top 50 Leaders.
For the last three years David has held the position of Chief Marketing Officer for Europe at Samsung where he led marketing strategy, communications and channel execution. He delivered annual Global and European major product launches and events for Samsung as well as delivering retail innovation in its company owned experience stores.
Currently he is providing advice and mentorship to a number of start-ups in the consumer goods space.
Now living in North Norfolk David enjoys walking the coastal path as a break from renovating a newly acquired rural property.