David is a highly credentialed and well-regarded retail expert with a background comprising of over 28 years in senior management and advisory roles for multinational retail industry related organisations including 7- Eleven Hong Kong & Australia, Shell Asia Pacific & The Middle East, Dairy Farm International Hong Kong, Franklins Supermarkets, BP Australia, Westfield, Metcash, CSR, Dulux, Swisse, Coles, Priceline and numerous other well known leading brands.
Sharing his vast experience with a motivated network of retail industry clients, David is focused on providing innovative and pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
With his strong track record of business leadership and transformation, David’s strengths include strategic planning, all aspects of merchandising, buying and category management, marketing and brand development, operations management including supply chain logistics and franchising.
His extensive global retail experience and business exposure across numerous countries provides him with a diverse and comprehensive understanding of the retail challenges and opportunities facing retailers and their supplier partners.
David has a strong communication, public speaking and training repertoire and has worked with Monash University as a Program Director at the Australian Centre Of Retail Studies.
Currently running his own successful coaching and consulting business he is also a Founder and Partner at the FIXRR, a boutique Melbourne based retail consulting agency as well as an Associate at Melbourne Business School providing expertise with retail related programs.
David recently celebrated his 30th wedding anniversary to his life partner, Bec, has three children and calls the beautiful Mornington Peninsula home.