Executive Managing Director
David Rutchik is an Executive Managing Director with Pace Harmon, maintaining nearly 25 years of executive management, corporate development, M&A, strategic outsourcing/sourcing and global contracts negotiations experience. He specializes in complex, commercial transactions in the IT, Finance, HR, Supply Chain, and Customer Care areas. David has managed numerous IT and business process outsourcing (ITO and BPO) analyses and multi-tower engagements, IT diligence, process optimization, operating model development, cost reduction, merger synergy/carve-out, and organizational design and effectiveness engagements for Fortune 500, private equity, and select middle market clients.
Mr. Rutchik has led some of the largest, most complex outsourcing and sourcing mandates in the marketplace across the transaction lifecycle - from early stage diligence, through sourcing transactions, process optimization and organizational design/effectiveness, to transition support and supplier governance. He has supported clients in multiple industries including: high tech, financial services, retail, healthcare, CPG, energy/utilities, manufacturing, logistics, and agribusiness, has represented buyers in numerous deals cumulatively worth several billion dollars, and has worked with all major industry players.
Earlier in his career, he served the president of an international IT outsourcing provider, after practicing as an attorney in the technology transactions and IT outsourcing practice of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. He is a frequent contributor to a variety of IT and business publications, as well as a speaker at various CFO, HR and CIO forums. David is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and holds a JD from the Vanderbilt University School of Law.