Dave MacEachern leads Spencer Stuart’s global Transportation & Third-Party Logistics Practice and is a member of the global Supply Chain Practice. With more than 20 years of executive search experience, he specializes in board director and senior executive search assignments in a wide range of transportation, logistics and supply chain environments.

Expertise in transportation, logistics and supply chain

  • Dave’s search work focuses on senior leadership roles across all modes of transportation — trucking, rail and ocean. He also works with third-party providers in a variety of logistics, service and distribution businesses. His clients range from industry-leading global companies to smaller entrepreneurial organizations, including private equity-sponsored businesses that are growth-oriented and, often, niche-focused. He has significant exposure to both asset and non-asset companies.
  • He also has impressive credentials in the supply chain arena, where he works with industry-leading organizations across all verticals (CPG, technology, industrial, healthcare and financial services) in securing end-to-end supply chain executives. He has particular depth in the CSCO and CPO areas.
  • Dave is a member of numerous industry associations and has written extensively on supply chain and logistics over the years.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart in 1994, Dave was a partner with a boutique executive search firm in Canada.

Dave earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Dalhousie University and has completed postgraduate studies in political science.

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