With over 28 years of experience in Executive Search, David specialised in Search & Selection of Talents and Executives within the Consumer, Life Science, Media & Technology and Industrial Practices Groups. His key clients list includes Fortune 500 companies as well as Korean leading conglomerates and start-up operations. He has successfully led many practices for key corporate officers to search such as C-Suite, Managing Director, Country Manager and Talent Management practice. Also, he has shown excellent expertise in Interim Executive service and searches for professional leadership positions in the areas of Sales & Marketing, HR, Legal, Accounting, M&A, SCM and Strategic Consultancies.
Prior to joining AIMS International Korea, David was Managing Director of Horton International in Korea with a major focus on Executive level positions specialising within the FMCG & Industrial and Advanced Technology and Interim CxO & Executive search practices sectors.
Since 1992, David has launched Executive Search Service in Korea (Seoul Search & Associates.) and He was CEO & Managing Partner at a strategic partner firm of Spencer Stuart. (a leading global retained Executive Search firm)
Prior to that, David’s career was in HR, Marketing and General Management with the Hertz, National Car Rental and Country Manager with AVIS Korea
David earned a BA from Catholic Kwan Dong University, and an EMBA from the Carlson School of Management.
He published a translated book, “The Headhunter’s Edge (인재사냥) ” – by Jeffrey E. Christian in Korea