David Wood

Professor
Expertise: Managing Operations, Operations Strategy, Global Supply Chain Management, Strategic Planning, International Business, Operational Restructuring

David Wood is a member of the faculty group in Operations Management at Ivey as well as a graduate of Ivey’s HBA and MBA programs. He has spent many years in the private sector as a Director of Sales & Marketing in the United States and VP, Manufacturing before becoming President of W. C. Wood Company, a global manufacturer of home appliances. David has had extensive experience in international business, mergers and acquisitions, and currently sits on several corporate boards. He has also worked as a consultant to medium and large corporations in strategic planning and operational restructuring.

David's interests are devoted to developing operational processes in a broad range of industries, applying strategy to logistics and supply chain management, and establishing operations management as a fundamental tool for business excellence.

Programs

Ivey Executive Program

A mid-career refresh for senior leaders.

Lead in today’s changing business environment; think strategically, cultivate talent, and develop practical solutions to the challenges your organization is facing today.

Starts April 19, 2021

London, Ontario, Canada

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Ivey LIFT Advanced Coaching Certification Program

An advanced certification for Canada’s most accomplished and effective executive coaches.

Lift performance in a world where leaders need to transform themselves more quickly and respond more skillfully than ever before.

2021

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Articles

April 30th, 2020

Operating in a crisis

Ivey operations professor David Wood is joined by a panel to discuss managing effectively during a crisis, while striking a balance between the present and the future.

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