David Loree

Expertise: Leadership and Strategy, Developing High-Execution Cultures, Organizational Change, Employee Engagement, Talent Spotting and Development

David Loree joined the Ivey Business School in July 2000. Before moving to Ivey, he was a faculty member in the Management Department at Texas A&M University, where he served as a core faculty member of the full-time MBA program. David received a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from Bradley University, an MBA from the University of Dallas, and a Ph.D. in Organizations, Strategy, and International Management from the University of Texas. Before moving into executive education, he previously worked as a design and reliability engineer with Texas Instruments, Inc. on various national defense-related projects.

David has received the Ivey Teaching Innovation Award for innovative course design and curriculum. He currently teaches in the areas of leadership, management behaviour and change management for the core MBA programs in Canada as well as the Executive MBA programs in Canada. 

David is one of the Faculty Directors of The Ivey Academy, Executive Education. David is also the Program Director of the Ivey Leadership Program – named by Financial Times as one of the world’s top 10 programs in general management and leadership. He has also designed and delivered executive education programs for private clients such as Effem Foods/Mars, KPMG, NCR, McCain Foods, Maple Leaf Foods, Ontario Power Generation (both hydro and nuclear divisions of the company), Volvo, Dofasco, The Globe and Mail (Canada’s largest-circulation national newspaper), General Dynamics Land Systems, HSBC, Bank of China Hong Kong, Manulife, ING-Canada, TD Bank Financial Group, Canwest, Magellan Aerospace, Rogers Communications, Ontario Power Authority, Canadian Standards Association, Schulich School of Medicine (Western University), Teknion Office Products, Certified General Accountants Association, Pelmorex (The Weather Network), Ministry of Attorney General, Aecon Construction Group, Cari-Med Ltd., Open Text, Royal Bank of Canada, The Learning Partnership, Bruce Power (Nuclear), Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan, Great-West Lifeco, Greater Toronto Airport Authority, Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, RSA Insurance Group, and Price Waterhouse Coopers. 


Ivey Leadership Program

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June 22nd, 2020

Developing organizational resilience

The Ivey Academy's David Loree examines the increasing need for resilience in organizations and explains the three underpinnings of individual resilience and how they can be replicated in organizations in this month's Ivey Business Journal.

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May 7th, 2020

The new competitive advantage: organizational resilience

On Global Ivey Day 2020, Ivey Academy professors David Loree and Martha Maznevski delivered a complimentary livestream to discuss strategies and tactics that improve an organization's chances of thriving and surviving turbulence.

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April 23rd, 2020

HR experts discuss: What is the new normal?

In this complimentary livestream, a panel of HR experts discuss the future of work post-COVID-19, culture and values, return-to-work scenarios, and what employees and leaders should start preparing for right now.

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August 8th, 2019

Identifying talent and managing succession

For organizations to be able to remain competitive in an ever-changing global business landscape and labour market, having an identified group of talented employees who are able to fill key leadership roles is critical.

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