Donaldsons has appointed David Grady to Chief Operating Officer of its European business. This is a newly created position and reflects Donaldsons commitment to the ongoing expansion of its activities across Europe. European revenue increased by 47% in its last financial year.
David joined Donaldsons two years ago from PricewaterhouseCoopers were he was a director advising large corporate clients in the telecoms and media sectors. His experience spans client operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) where he led projects to simplify organisation structure and advise senior EMEA finance teams.
On joining Donaldsons in January 2005, David headed the firm's Property Management Accounts Department based in Birmingham; a department processing some £1.5 billion transactions annually.