David Robinson is currently the president of Speedo. He was appointed President of Speedo International in 2008 and has worked for over 15 years within the business. Previously he worked at Puma UK. Robinson joined Speedo in 1995 as a member of the UK sales team. After working his way up to UK Country Manager in 1999, he was appointed General Manager of the Equipment and Footwear division in 2001. Following a successful tenure he became Senior Vice President, responsible for Global Product and Marketing, in 2005. He was appointed Co-President in 2006, before taking his current position as President in 2008 where he started the Unforgettable Swims project.
Robinson has a well-earned reputation for generating energy and enthusiasm, which he also applies to his voluntary work as a Non Executive Director of the Commonwealth Games England organisation, Chairman of the Nottingham Creative Business Awards and an active Business Champion, supporting local businesses and schools. He lives near Nottingham with his wife and five children.
Speedo is the world's leading swim brand, distributed in over 175 countries worldwide and generating global wholesale sales of over US$500 million. The Speedo Head Office is based in Nottingham, England.