THURSDAY 21 NOV 2019 2:30 PM


David Nichols has been appointed chief operating officer of international business communications consultancy Instinctif Partners.

Nichols has joined Instinctif Partners as the chief operating officer and executive member of the board. Much of his 20 plus years of experience has been gained in operations and change within FTSE 100- and 250-listed financial services organisations. His areas of specialism include operational improvement, ERP and systems implementation, post-acquisition integration, organisation restructuring and design and working capital improvement.

Nichols joins most recently from AON where he was responsible for overseeing the change portfolio for the UK health & benefits business as well as shaping some of the larger change programmes for the business across EMEA and globally.

Tim Linacre, group managing director of Instinctif Partners, says, “I am delighted to welcome David to the Instinctif Partners team and his wealth of experience in transforming operations will help to shape and further enhance the business going forward.”

Instinctif Partners is independently owned, with the majority stake held by private equity firm LDC.