- During a corporate career of over 25 years, David held senior general management and financial positions in large corporations, mid-sized companies and new start-ups, in multiple industries in 6 countries, including Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of 2 “Top 50” companies in Australia.
- As General Manager responsible for all functions including marketing, sales, finance, HR, IT and operations, David recruited and coached high-quality sales teams that achieved exceptional results in 2 most recent companies.
- As Managing Director of Australian Kitchen Industries (AKI), David and his team grew the business from annual sales of $12 million and a loss of $2 million, to sales of $65 million and profit of $4 million over a 6-year period.
- In an executive capacity as CEO and CFO, David worked alongside and learnt from several well known and highly respected business figures in Australia, including Gerry Harvey, Kerry Packer, James Packer, Bill Dix, Phil Cave and Bob Mansfield to name a few, in companies such as: Harvey Norman, Qantas, Australian Consolidated Press, Optus Communications, and Sunbeam Victa
- For 6 years, working online from home, he gained extensive Social Media and Internet Marketing Skills and Business Coaching & Mentoring experience. Helped over 100 small/medium sized business owners to promote their products online using FaceBook paid ads, Google AdWords, and Bing Ads to generate leads and sales. He also helped them to optimise their websites to attract potential customers and to use Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Services and keyword optimisation to attract potential customers to visit their websites and purchase their products and services
- David’s extensive experience and achievements during his corporate career with over 20 years at “C” level in businesses of all sizes, has enabled him to offer Business Mentoring & Coaching services to ambitious Business owners & Senior executives in companies of all sizes.
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David’s Key Skills and Experience Include:
- The vision to see the “big picture” coupled with the ability to master the detail that drives a business.
- Strategic thinking, corporate restructuring and change management experience and skills.
- Understanding how to evolve businesses to achieve ongoing sustainable growth and profitability.
- Extensive experience and skills in the preparation and ongoing implementation of long-term strategic plans.
- Successfully completed a number of mergers & acquisitions, business divestments and management buyouts.
- Business systems implementations and upgrades have been a special area of expertise leading successful implementations across all functions from ERP, SAP and MRP2 to bespoke industry specific systems.
- Developed high level skills in both written and oral communication
- Extensive online experience in Social Media and Internet Marketing skills.
David’s broad expertise and experience has enabled him to provide strong and effective leadership and a comprehensive depth of mentoring and coaching to work colleagues at all levels.
Commitment and enthusiasm are characteristics that David brings to every role he accepts, and he always give 100% to the companies he works with.
Bringing the ability to see the “big picture,” strategic thinking, corporate restructuring and change management skills, as well as his financial and operational experience and expertise to existing and new business ventures, makes David a valued addition to any team involved in strategic projects, as a trusted strategic and financial adviser to today’s CEO.
David is highly respected for always applying his personal core values in his business activities: honesty, integrity, trustworthiness, compassion and helping other people to be the best they can possibly be, are always paramount considerations.
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