David East - Director, Business Development
...David East - Director, Business DevelopmentDavid East joined OCO in November 2007 to lead sales across the Investment Products Division - OCO Monitor and OCO Assess.Prior to joining OCO, David worked for Financial Times (FT) Business Ltd as a Publisher.
Having joined FT Business in August 2000, David
went on take over the running of fDi - Foreign Direct Investment Magazine
played an instrumental role in establishing it as the premier publication for the business of globalisation.His
key responsibilities included developing new markets, managing an extensive overseas network of representatives, expanding the fDi franchise (which now includes fdimagazine.com and fdiatlas.com) and ensuring that the fDi business achieved and exceeded it's expected targets . During his
time on fDi, David
worked with over 200 different government agencies providing them with bespoke advertising/marketing solutions.He
has travelled extensively meeting senior Government Ministers, heads of Multi-national corporations, investment promotion agencies/economic development organisations and special economic zones - primarily in Asia, but also in Africa, Middle East, Europe and the US.Prior to that David was a top sales executive for Sterling PLC where he sold marketing solutions to senior boardroom-level executives. David holds a BSc Joint Hons degree in Economic Geography and French.