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David Webster

President, Aberdeen Strategies LLC



David Webster is the president and founder of Aberdeen Strategies, a provider of interim communications management services and other communications services. David is a senior communications professional who has advised CEOs and senior leadership teams in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, brand management, building performance cultures, managing transformational change, proactive public relations, crisis management, investor relations, government relations and effective corporate giving. David’s 30+ years of domestic and international experience spans several industries, including financial services, energy, manufacturing, retail, real estate and construction.

Prior to founding Aberdeen Strategies, David was the chief communications officer and head of public affairs for Sunoco, Inc., a Fortune 100 energy company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Previously, he led communications for one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, Centex Corporation, and Regions Financial, a top-10 bank holding company based in the Southeastern United States.

David also served as senior vice president of business affairs at Chase Card Services, the world’s largest issuer of Visa credit cards. While at JPMorganChase, he and his team created co-branded product and media relations campaigns in partnership with many of America’s best-known brands like Disney, Southwest Airlines, and Starbucks.

Earlier in his career, David held senior communications positions at Bank One, First USA and Pennzoil Company. He has a masters’ degree in communication from Regent University, is the founding chair of the Communications Advisory Council at the College of Charleston, is a former member of the Arthur Page Society and previously served on the board of directors of Philabundance, one of the nation’s largest metropolitan hunger relief organizations.

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Education

M.A. in communication, Regent University