David Kershaw was CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi in 1995 when with Charles and Maurice Saatchi he resigned to set up M&C Saatchi where he was CEO until he stood down in 2021. He, with two other partners, has now formed Act 111 as a communications and investment group.
David was a Director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 1988 to 1992. He was Chair of the Cultural Leadership Programme from 2006 to 2011 and Deputy Chair of the Southbank Centre until 2021. He is currently a Trustee of Grange Park Opera and of JW3.