North Highland announces David Davies as Managing Director and President
August 26, 2014
Global management consulting firm North Highland announces David Davies as managing director and leader of the firm’s strategy practice. In this role, Davies is responsible for enhancing the firm’s current strategy capabilities and maintaining a sharp focus on creating value for clients by providing advice and hands on support to organizations facing operational and financial issues and opportunities.
Davies brings 27 years of experience in management and business consulting to North Highland. Beyond his expertise in enterprise performance improvement, Davies has played lead or key roles in the successful launch and growth of several global consulting practices with impressive client portfolios. While global managing partner at Infosys Consulting, he led the largest and fastest growing division and was instrumental in growing the company from the early phases of a start-up to more than $150 million in revenue and clients in four continents within five years. While president of the commercial division of Connolly Inc. he architected the turnaround of the division, the re-invigoration of a major service line and launched the division in Europe.
“We’re thrilled to welcome David to North Highland; he brings an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset combined with a successful track record of leading and growing global advisory practices,” said Dan Reardon, North Highland CEO. “His experience builds upon our current strategy capabilities, and under his leadership, I’m confident that he’ll further develop and expand our global strategy and advisory offerings for our C-suite clients.”
Earlier in his career, Davies spent 18 years as a consultant and in leadership roles for the strategy practices of Accenture and Inforte Corp, serving as an advisor to C-suite executives of multiple Fortune 500 companies across the entirety of the value chain and at every stage of the business lifecycle. Most recently, Davies has been providing independent advice on growth, go-to-market and operations for a variety of early stage businesses.
“North Highland is known for bringing relevant big ideas and powerful solutions to clients, which are inherent to driving value for the C-suite. I look forward to building on the strong foundation already in place and growing our global strategy and operational improvement capabilities,” said Davies.
Davies holds both undergraduate and post graduate qualifications from Oxford University.
About North Highland
North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, transformation, performance improvement, and technology and digital. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe, and has been named as a “Best Firm to Work For” every year since 2007 by Consulting Magazine. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordenceworldwide.com), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit northhighland.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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