Martin David runs Executive Search operations from a base in the metro Detroit area in Southeastern Michigan. He works nationally and in Asia and Europe. Martin also helps overseas companies set-up operations in the US. Martin has multicultural executive experience with 30 years of repeated success in Senior Management functions in diverse industries throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. An innovative and energetic leader, a skilled communicator/team builder, and an adept negotiator, he is recognized for his broad strengths in mergers & acquisitions, diligence, turnarounds, crisis situations and performance improvement. He has the proven ability to analyze businesses, operations, markets and then to introduce strategic and tactical solutions that improve competitive performance while increasing revenues, profits, and shareholder value. Martin has led companies and groups up to $1 billion in revenue and has directly managed organizations with up to 20 foreign subsidiaries. He has initiated, negotiated and implemented acquisitions in 15 countries. Prior to his entering the executive search business, Martin's experience encompassed Business Services/Transportation/Logistics/Luxury Brand management/Manufacturing (single plant, multi-plant and global)/Power generation/Hospitality/Military contracting/Engineering (mechanical, heavy electrical, chemical)/Power sources (UPS/ Battery / Solar), Construction (bridges, gold mines, power stations, refineries). At the US Prudential Financial, Martin, as President of International for the Real Estate and Relocation subsidiary, created their international presence through 8 acquisitions and took net fees for international from $6 million to $60 million in 3 years. Earlier, as SVP International for the power sources/battery division of the Alcatel Alstom Group he took international revenues from $35 million to $525 million principally by creating a world-wide network of 15 subsidiaries. Later, he was asked to take over a hemorrhaging 2000 person engineering subsidiary of the Group. As Chairman/CEO he sanitized the company in less than 2 years. Alstom then asked Martin to take the position of Country President for the Greater China operations of Alstom which had revenues of $800 million and some 5000 employees. At The Credit Lyonnais, he worked with a subsidiary specializing in private equity investment in distressed companies and their resale. During this time he led a Paris Fashion House, was SVP International for a major European trucking company and managed a small wine chateau in the Medoc. Martin qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the UK and has also lived in Belgium, Italy, France, Thailand and China. He is a US citizen but also holds British and French passports(he is bi-lingual in French).