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David Wood

Lecturer, Operations Management

MBA Program Director

Contact Information


  • Operations Strategy
  • Operating in a Crisis
  • Healthcare Operations

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David Wood is a member of the faculty in Operations Management at The Ivey Business School as well as a graduate of both the HBA and MBA program. He has spent many years in industry as the Director of Sales & Marketing in the US and then VP Manufacturing before becoming President for 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.


  • Managing Operations
  • Operations Strategy
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Ivey Field Project

Programs Taught

  • HBA
  • MBA
  • EMBA


  • HBA 1997, Ivey Business School
  • MBA 2012, Ivey Business School

Honours & Awards

  • David G. Burgoyne Teaching Award for Outstanding Commitment to Student Development - 2014


  • Board of Directors, Chairman, Danby Products Limited
  • President, W. C. Wood Company
  • VP Manufacturing, W. C. Wood Company
  • Director of Sales and Marketing, W. C. Wood Company