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Work experience

Jan 2009Present


OC&C Strategy Consultants

Since 1985, David has worked in an advisory role or as a senior executive for leading global information companies, including McGraw Hill, Thomson, Dun & Bradstreet, Nielsen, Houghton Mifflin, and Macmillan. He has extensive experience in developing growth strategies, post merger integration, profit improvement, pricing strategy, and global expansion. As Chief Strategy Officer for Thomson's legal and regulatory business, David played a key role in the expansion into a wider array of software and services businesses. In addition, David has driven business development activity and directly managed the leading legal industry consulting businesses. He serves on the board of two firms providing services to the legal industry. Education and prior experience: Chief Strategy Officer, Thomson Legal and Regulatory Founding Partner, The Parthenon Group Co-Founder, MIR Director of Business Planning, PepsiCo Manager, Bain & Company.

Responsibilities:  David Hanssens co-heads the Information and Media Practice for OCC strategy consultants. He has worked with leading information companies for the past 25 years on strategy, merger integration, pricing, and sales force optimization.


Jan 1983Jan 1985


Harvard Business School
Jan 1979Jan 1983


Cornell University