David Mills sits on the firm’s global Operating Committee, leading Commercial Strategy and Sector Operations. He previously led the firm’s global Technology Sector and Innovation agenda. Based in London, David focuses on search, assessment and advisory assignments for high-tech and communications companies. He leads several key client relationships for the firm and has completed numerous high-profile searches for Board/CEO, COO, CCO and CTIO roles in both public and private corporations.
Recent Client Experience
David has considerable experience in advising clients on senior-level appointments and has deep domain expertise in the global communications market. Recent notable projects include helping operators and telecom services businesses address new talent needs in the Data & Analytics, Cloud and enterprise solutions markets, as well as leading succession planning projects for Board and CEO appointments. Notably, he has also conducted senior executive assessment and benchmarking projects for clients to help them identify experience and skills gaps within existing teams and analyze whether they have the right leadership team to help meet their strategic objectives. David is also working extensively with clients on diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, David worked in various marketing roles for Hutchison Telecom.
David received his B.Sc. in economics and business finance from Brunel University of West London.
Technology, Consumer, Mobile and Communications, Digital, Media and Entertainment, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Digital Leadership, Data and Analytics Leadership, Board & CEO Advisory Group, Digital, Diversity and Inclusion