David Wilson

David has nearly 30 years international marketing experience with global brands. He is a dynamic, board level, food industry, marketing leader with deep and extensive executive experience in marketing, general management and sales roles. David has specialized with high-growth, private equity owned branded food companies targeting natural, health-oriented consumers. He currently holds three board seats with high growth food companies and also found and leads consulting business Green Seed Group. Green Seed provides seed capital and is a sales and marketing incubator for food start-ups. One company recently exited in a $800m plus deal, to an international strategic acquirer and another planning to exit for $400m plus in the near future.

David has personally advised the following clients developing their business in the USA and Canada:

  • Quorn meat-free
  • Siggi’s yogurt
  • Materne GoGo squeeZ
  • Israeli Export Institute (IEICI)
  • Wissotzky Group
  • Bounce energy balls
  • LM Seafood
  • Rebel Kitchen
  • William Jackson Group (Aunt Bessie’s)
  • Premier Foods – Sharwoods sauces
  • Tyrrell’s potato chips
  • Walkers shortbread
  • Bellucci, Zucchi, Redoro and Farchioni brands of Olive Oil
  • Pukka herbal tea
  • Green & Blacks Organic choclate
  • Bottlegreen drinks

Additionally strategic advice for food & drink companies like: Gu puds, Dorset cereals, Darrell Lea licorice, Happy Egg, Renshaw, Nairns, Oatworks, Findus, Sanitarium Health Foods Australia, Cobram Estate Olive Oil, Baxters Food Group, Flahavan’s oatmeal, Good Carb Company, Scottish Development, Boundary Bend olive oil, Cherrygood drinks, Ramsden International, Prestat chocolate, Reds burritos, Sweet Riot chocolate, Burtons Foods, Kepak Foods, Bouchard chocolate, Dairy Crest, Fox’s cookies, Ella’s Kitchen, Bord Bia, Jordans/Ryvita, Paulener beer, Stateside pizza, Thorntons chocolate, United Biscuits, IFA importers, Kelsen Biscuits, Bakkavor, Mornflake, MacPhie, Stilleto Gluten Free, Greencore, Taylors of Harrogate tea, Twinings tea, Ukuva sauces, Ame drinks, Duchy Organic foods, Kschocolat, Jacquet bread, Patersons shortbread, Leatherhead Foods, Aliied Kingsmill bread, Genius gluten free, Food Export USA, Food From Britain, and Wedgwood.