David has joined the Business Owners Board (BOB) as a new chair in the North of Perth. Having seen firsthand the actions, results and power that can be generated for business owners by their involvement with BOB. David joined Alan and John on their quest to grow businesses wealth or income by at least 30%.
David is a results focussed, strategic and forward-thinking experienced senior executive who has led teams of all sizes from 50 through to 700. He has international experience in running businesses across Australia, Asia and the UK and has a keen understanding of people, culture and business practices.
David is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM) and earned his MBA from UWA with a focus on strategy, leadership and marketing.
For the last nine years, David was CEO & Director of Les Mills Asia Pacific growing income by over 50%, operating profit by 109% and leading the business to become the largest of its type globally. With a strong emphasis on sales, marketing, operations, customer and people improvements David was proud to place the company in the top 50 Great Places To Work in Australia.
David stepped down from Les Mills to pursue his own business interests from November 2017. In conjunction with joining BOB he also runs his own innovative, boutique business in the fitness industry, and assists international brands with their distribution and growth strategies throughout Australia and Asia.
Away from business David is interested in ultra-marathon racing, self-development activities and keeping fit and healthy by chasing his two kids around.