David Kershaw became Chairman and CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi UK in 1994. In January 1995 he resigned together with Maurice and Charles Saatchi to set up M&C Saatchi. Group companies include Talk PR, LIDA, M&C Saatchi Arts, M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment and M&C Saatchi Mobile. The Company was listed in 2004 and David was appointed Group Chief Executive. David was a Director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 1988 to 1992. He was Chairman of the Cultural Leadership Programme from 2006-2011 and is currently on the Board of the Southbank Centre.