David Westhead

Director, Retail

David Westhead is Director, Retail at Gordon Brothers supporting retail client and deal origination efforts across Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand.

David has nearly 30 years of experience leading global brands across the sports, fashion, footwear and lifestyle industries.

Prior to joining Gordon Brothers, David was the managing director of Asia at Birkenstock Group B.V & Co. KG where he managed over 200 stores, launched a new retail concept and achieved double digit year-over-year sales growth. Previously, he was chief executive officer of Asia Pacific sports, fashion and lifestyle at Al-Futtaim responsible for managing and developing more than 65 international brands, including Adidas, Nike and Reebok.

David graduated from the University of Leicester with a Higher National Diploma in Business Management. He is based in Singapore.