David is an
awarding winning merchandising and marketing executive who has worked for
leading retailers and marketing firms in Canada and the USA. He has expertise
in operations, merchandising, visual, marketing, due diligence, strategy and
business development. His work experience has centered on the luxury sector
with senior roles at LVMH, Holt Renfrew and in the Canadian wine industry. David operates a consulting business that
assists client with business strategy
and execution of best practices.
interests include digital marketing and emerging consumer behaviors. In
addition to Capilano University David has also lead marketing, design,
management and continuing education courses at Douglas College, Kwantlen
Polytechnic University and Guelph Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced
David has served in various trade association
awards as Chairman. He also enjoys
volunteering in the field of Immigration Settlement and Historic Preservation.
David is the
recipient of many awards, including Retail Excellence for In-store
Merchandising, Retail Council of Canada, Best In-Store Merchandising Program,
Retail Merchandising and Store Design Magazine Awards, Chicago Ill, Storexpo
Award, Best New Store Concept, Chicago, Ill. and twice Awarded Best Marketing
Campaign, Tax Free World Conference, Cannes, FR.