David's most recent executive role was as President of the Asia Pacific region for Mondelez International, where he was responsible for all biscuit food operations in the Asia Pacific region with a $1.5bn portfolio and significant in-market organisations in both India and China. He was directly responsible for developing iconic brands such as Oreo, Chips Ahoy! and Belvita and has over 28 years in the consumer food industry.
Along with his broad C-suite experience, David has specific expertise in geographic expansion strategies, joint ventures and acquisitions, new product development, scaling-up, marketing and sales growth strategies.
David is now a SeniorVenture Partner at KEEN Growth Capital (an impact fund), a leading early-stage venture fund focused on better-for-you food and wellness brands. Keen's fund II at $100 Million closed in 2019 and the group is now raising a $250 Million fund III with continued focus on Better for You, Food Pharma and Food Technology.
David is Chairman of the Board of Dahlicious, LLC, a US-based Indian style yogurt and lassi company, David is also an adviser to the Singapore-based VC Fund, VCGP partners.