A conversation with Frog Operating Partner, David Williams

Senior Partner Mike Reid caught up with David Williams, one of Frog’s Operating Partners and a long-time advisor to Frog. He has a long list of accomplishments in business across complex international markets. He has experienced being a CEO of growth and turnaround stage companies alongside an extensive private equity track record.

Passionate about how strategy is defined and translated into effective execution, David always has impactful insights on the businesses he engages with.

David now holds a number of executive chairman and board roles, including the Shepherd Group, Ramco and Tharsus. From 2004 to 2011, David grew and successfully sold Serimax Holdings, initially a French focussed business and laterally an international company having expanded to the UK and US. Prior to this, David spent 18 years at 3i in various leadership and investment roles.

Mike Reid

Article by Mike Reid, Senior Partner

Mike launched Frog in 2009, after seven years in industry and 12 years at 3i. As Managing Partner, he represents Frog on the boards of Rated People, and Dynamic Action.