DDI has declared that David Tessmann-Keys, its international operations head has been promoted to the position of president, in a media release. In the role of DDI’s president, David will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s global business strategy, and will report to Tacy Byham, the CEO.
Welcoming David in his new role, Tacy said: “We are thrilled to announce David as our new president. As a growing number of DDI’s clients are multinational, David’s leadership and expertise in key markets will help us strengthen our licensing and leadership solutions capabilities worldwide and deepen our global partnerships.”
Previously, David has essayed the roles of executive vice president, senior vice president (international operations) and managing director (Australia and New Zealand) respectively for DDI, and in his latest role, has been responsible for all of DDI’s Asia-Pacific and Europe operations, which includes consulting, business development, operations, sales, marketing, and financial performance.
On his part, David said that it is a tremendous honor and responsibility for him to serve as president at DDI. “As organizations grapple with issues ranging from digital transformation to globalization to artificial intelligence, they turn to DDI to help them develop effective leaders and transform the potential of their people into their most competitive asset. I am incredibly proud that the results of our work not only enable our clients to achieve their business goals, but improve the everyday lives of the millions of people who work for them worldwide. As I step into the role as president, I am deeply committed to furthering DDI’s mission to build better leaders for a better future,” he stated.