Mr. David Goodman

Partner UK

CEO Europe



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David Goodman is UK Partner of CEO Europe, establishing a local presence in one of Europe's critical markets.

Prior to joining CEO Europe, David was the London based CEO of the Legion group of companies (Groupe Lagardere SCA) - one of the world's leading providers of interactive information, entertainment and response management services to the media and advertising industry.

Initially as Business Development Director and then as CEO of Legion, he was responsible for the establishment and or operational management of subsidiaries and joint ventures in Europe, Asia and South America. This involved start-ups in countries as diverse as Poland, Italy, Turkey, and Taiwan and Joint Ventures with media groups such as Daily Mail group (UK), Fairfax group (Australia) and Antenna TV (Greece).

In his 11 years at Legion, David developed a wealth of General Management skills including M&A work, turnaround expertise, contract negotiation and strategy formulation.

Before Legion, David worked in various European Sales and Marketing roles for Burberrys, Coca-Cola clothes and Holt Lloyd International.

He is a graduate of Leeds University in Management studies and French.