David started his career at Saatchi & Saatchi as a graduate trainee where he rose to be a Group Account Director. David moved on to be the Managing Director of Lowe Howard-Spink in London.
He was recruited to the role of Global Director and VP of Advertising for the Coca-Cola Company based in Atlanta. David then returned to the agency world as President of BBDO Europe and then joined Tempus as a main board director and CEO of Tempus Partners which was later to be purchased by WPP where David set up Team Vodafone for WPP.
He joined Vodafone in mid-2004 and became their Global Brand Director in 2005 later becoming the CEO of VIML (Vodafone Ireland Marketing LTD) in January 2008. David left Vodafone in September 2010 returning to live and work in London.
David joined Barclays in February 2012 as Barclays Head of Brand, Reputation and Citizenship where he will accelerate the implementation of the work on the design and operations of the global marketing function. David also holds posts as a non-executive Director of Adgistics, Brandtone and Red Mandarin and works as a consultant on global marketing and branding.
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