David Cooper is a partner and director in Bain & Company's New York office. He leads Bain's Organization and Consumer Products practices in the Americas.
He has nearly 20 years of management consulting experience, working with senior executives and management teams to address their most pressing strategic issues.
David advises clients across a wide range of consumer products sectors with a focus on food and beverages. He holds deep expertise in growth strategy, cost reduction, organization issues, corporate strategy, performance improvement and mergers & acquisitions, as well as a variety of other issues that consumer products companies face. He is also the author of Bain's point of view on winning operating models for consumer products companies.
David joined Bain in 1997 and has also worked in the firm's Boston and Paris offices. In addition to his client work, he oversees Bain's Northeast alumni relations activity and previously drove all of Bain's Northeast marketing activities. He also serves on the board of Uncommon Schools, a leading charter school management organization.
He graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University and earned a JD/MBA from the University of Virginia (Darden School of Business).