David Kamenetzky is our Chief Strategy and External Affairs Officer. David is a Swiss citizen and graduated from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, with a lic. oec. (diploma) in finance, accounting and controlling, and from Georgetown University, Washington DC, with a master of science in foreign service.
Until September 2016, David served on the management team of Mars, Incorporated, one of the largest privately held companies and among the top food manufacturers, with responsibilities for corporate strategy, corporate affairs and enterprise wide strategic initiatives.
He left Mars after a ten-year tenure and successfully set up his own growth capital fund for disruptive food and beverage companies. Prior to joining Mars, David worked for Goldman Sachs & Co. in London and Frankfurt. Before going into the private sector, David worked for many years in the not-for-profit world.