Business Format Franchising / Business Growth Strategies / Business Planning / Business Systemisation / General Management / Sales Management.
Retail / Wholesale / FMCG / Food Service / Services industry.
With over 30 years of retail and wholesale experience David was instrumental in the launch, rollout and growth of the Costcutter retail brand in Ireland. Subsequently David acquired additional specialist expertise in Business Format Franchising when employed by Statoil Ireland as Franchise Development Manager for the “Fareplay” retail forecourt concept, where he was coached and mentored in best practice franchise principles by leading worldwide franchise specialists from the United States.
David has successfully run his own franchise and business consultancy practice since 2005 and continues to work with high profile franchise brands across a wide variety of sectors. He is a very active member of the Irish Franchise Association and currently holds the position of Chairman of the Association. In addition Killeen & Associates are the lead franchise specialist mentors for a number of the other Local Enterprise Offices as well as the National Franchise Centre initiative in Limerick.
David Holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, a National Diploma in Strategic Planning (IMI) and a certificate in Training & Development through the IITD.