David Garman

David is the Senior Non-Executive Director of St Modwen Properties plc; a Non-Executive Director of Phoenix IT Group plc; a Non-Executive Director of Kewill plc. He is Chairman of JLA, the commercial laundry business owned by HgCapital and of Deritend Industries, the privately owned engineering services company.

David was until October 2008 Group Chief Executive of TDG plc which he joined in 1999 from Associated British Foods plc where he was an Executive Director having previously held senior positions in a number of leading UK food companies. Between 2004 and 2011 he was the Senior Independent Director of Carillion plc.

David’s company, The Oakwood Partnership, also provides advisory and coaching services to senior management and as an associate of Duke Corporate Education.

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