David Brien


“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

Steve Jobs

David has a passion for simplifying the seemingly complex, and has spent his career developing tangible solutions to client challenges. David’s focus is on building strong relationships, actively listening, and collaborating with key stakeholders to develop effective and lasting results.

David is a Principal at Acquis, with more than 12 years of experience helping companies enhance their supply chain strategy and operations. David has broad experience in operating model design, strategic sourcing and procurement, ESG program design & implementation, legal operations, business process outsourcing, and guiding clients through technology-led procurement transformations. David has worked in a multitude of industries, including life sciences, media and entertainment, financial services, real estate, and telecommunications.  

Before joining Acquis, David worked at EY and focused on advising clients through large-scale cost and efficiency-focused transformations in a range of industries. David graduated from Rutgers University – New Brunswick Business School with a B.S. in finance.

Industry Experience

  • Media & Entertainment
  • Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Financial Services

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