Skarbek is pleased to announce the new appointment of Dr David Kennedy as Director of Client Delivery.
David brings over 20 years of experience developing and delivering growth-enabling strategies for some of the world’s most successful healthcare, home care and personal care brands. He joins Skarbek having held senior roles in R&D and innovation, most recently for SC Johnson Lifestyle Brands and Reckitt. David has led on the sustainability strategy for category-leading brands and has helped develop breakthrough innovation and technology strategies, ensuring consistent delivery of innovation to the market. He has extensive experience in building and leading global teams, as well as structuring organisations and operating models across all aspects of R&D. David played a key role in a strategic team that delivered consistent double-digit growth and also established and ran a new open innovation function, developing it from a ‘new-to-business’ concept, into a fully functional core capability.
“We are delighted to welcome David to the Skarbek team. He brings formidable experience and expertise relevant to clients’ growth from innovation needs.” Paul Heugh, CEO of Skarbek
In his role at Skarbek, David will work with clients helping them to implement their growth strategies.
Skarbek Associates is an international strategy implementation and advisory firm helping clients to grow and compete successfully and sustainably through the successful execution of strategic initiatives. Whether it’s planning and managing a complex cross-functional project, new product development and launch, business transformation, or growth from innovation, Skarbek can make it happen. Our name and inspiration comes from Krystyna Skarbek, the Second World War secret agent, known for her unwavering commitment, creative resourcefulness and appetite to take on and succeed in even the most difficult missions.