David joined M&S as HR Director on 3 October 2016. David has extensive HR experience over a 30-year career in which he has worked in a variety of sectors and geographies, including as a plc Group HR Director in different consumer-facing businesses. Prior to joining M&S he was Group HR Director of retailer Woolworths Limited in Australia.
Prior to Woolworths, David held the role of Group HR Director at Home Retail Group in the UK. David also held a number of senior HR roles within Diageo Plc, where he spent a total of 18 years in roles including Director of Talent and Organisation Strategy. David started his career at Ford Motor Company.