North America. Sectors of Expertise: Food industry, Consumer Goods, Metals, Textiles, Gaming and Entertainment, Household Motor Products

Text: Dr. David Shaner is the author, co-author, or book series editor of over 40 books, including The Seven Arts of Change: Leading Business Transformation That Lasts. He has extensive experience working with both private equity and publicly held companies and his focus is leading measurable and sustainable performance improvement (including M&A) through innovative training and organizational development.

He is a former world-class ski racer, an 8th degree black belt, and for over 30 years he has been a successful performance improvement consultant helping his clients to become the #1 industry ranked company in the world in their category, including:


Salty Snacks: #1 Frito-Lay

Mens Grooming: #1 Gillette

Portable Power: #1 Duracell

Rolled Aluminum: #1 JW Aluminum

Synthetic Textiles: #1 Synthetic Industries

Gaming and Entertainment: #1 Caesar’s Palace

Household Motor Products: #1 Ryobi