David Kidd Egon Zehnder, London
As leader of the global Board Practice, David Kidd specializes in board assignments and CEO succession, with a particular emphasis on the natural resources and industrial sectors. David has also led the firm’s global CEO Succession and Assessment & Development practices, and is a trusted advisor to boards of directors in Europe, North America, Asia and Africa. David is based in the firm’s London office.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, David was an investor and CEO in a start-up biotechnology company, which grew to be a leader in its new field. Previously, he was the UK Marketing Director of Ferag AG, the world's leading manufacturer of post press printing machinery. David spent the first seven years of his career in the mining industry with Anglo American and Rio Tinto, working in South Africa, the UK, and the US.
David earned a BSc in Chemical Engineering from University of Leeds and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.