David White

Sector: Consumer (Transportation & Logistics)

Board Member, Tectrans

Experience:  David is a senior operating executive with experience in healthcare, transportation, business services and packaging.  He provided guidance and insight throughout Huron’s investment in Tectrans, and continues to be a valuable resource for Huron in a wide variety of industries.

David has significant experience executing buy & build strategies.  As President of Laidlaw’s Ambulance division, he built the company from $35 million to $650 million in revenue; as President of Student Transport, he grew the company from $90 million in revenues to $170 million.  He has also been involved in startups and turnarounds.  He started his career as a financial executive with Coopers & Lybrand before joining John Labatt Limited, Lawson Mardon (a global printing and packaging business) and Laidlaw Inc.  David lives in Philadelphia, and is a dual citizen (USA/Canada) with work experience on both sides of the border.

Education:  B.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario;  M.B.A. from the University of Toronto; Canadian Chartered Accountant.

Huron Board Affiliations:  David served as a Director of Tectrans.