Patrick David
/    Partner

Patrick is a partner in True’s Enterprise and Go-to-Market practices.  He brings more than 10 years of executive search and recruitment experience for businesses at all stages of growth.

Prior to True, Patrick held several roles at Shopify, recently leading merger integration as part of corporate development, working directly with founders and teams on their journey to join Shopify.  As part of talent acquisition, he led executive searches through the company’s highest growth period.  Patrick’s early career was spent at global retained search firm Russell Reynolds Associates as part of their asset and wealth management, technology and consumer practices in Canada.

Patrick holds an Honours Business Administration (HBA) degree from Ivey Business School and a Masters Business Administration degree from ESADE Business School in Barcelona.

At Shopify, led six merger integration projects across the United States, UK, Poland and Israel over the course of 12 months
Co-chair of The Musical Stage Company, Canada’s largest and leading charitable musical theatre company
Proud volunteer, donor and past recipient of the Loran Award, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive four-year undergraduate award to young Canadians on the basis of character, service and the promise of leadership
Loves travel, shopping experiences and is a theatre aficionado
Lives in Toronto with his husband, Michael and Weimaraner, Hank