Rodric David is not a newcomer to the business world—he has held a number of different leadership positions for various companies. He has demonstrated time and time again that he has the management skills that are needed in order to help a company to thrive. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and business manager. Rodric David is the Executive Chairman of United Capital Partners. Rodric David is also a former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emergent Capital Limited, a private equity firm based out of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
Rodric David’s career in the business world of Australia really began by working with Davids Limited. This company is actually owned by his family and is privately-owned. Davids Limited operates supermarkets and excels in wholesale grocery distribution. Today, the company is called Metcash Trading and is one of the top fifty public companies in all of Australia. Rodric David worked for Davids Limited, eventually rising to the position of General Manager of Davids Distribution Malaysia. Rodric David held this position for a total of three years before resigning it in 1997 in order to pursue other career opportunities.
Rodric David is today the Executive Chairman at United Capital Partners. However, his career has carried him through many different companies and put him in a number of leadership positions. These have contributed to his experience in the world of business. For a while, Rodric David served as the Chairman and CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of a private equity firm called Emergent Capital Limited that is based out of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Emergent Capital Limited was founded in 2008 with a view towards raising funds in the midst of the financial crisis which would then be used to make speculative investments. The fields that most interested Emergent Capital Limited for investment were the cleantech and emerging technologies field.
Rodric David became the Chairman of Global Renewables Limited in February 2009 because Emergent Capital Limited purchased it from GUD Holdings Limited. He oversaw the contract negotiations involving WSN Environmental Solution, which was a New South Wales government owned corporation. Global Renewables Limited was eventually sold off at a large profit, making it possible to give investors over twenty-seven times their initial investments.
Thunder Studios is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rodric David. He is a successful businessman who has worked in a number of different industries over the years. Today Rodric David heads up Thunder Studios, which is a full service, independent production studio based out of Long Beach, California.Thunder Studios has fifteen quality soundstages, a sizable backlot, and ample parking for everyone. The backlot at Thunder Studios totals around 60,000 square feet, while the studio itself is over 150,000 square feet. All of this means that Thunder Studios’ soundstages, and other amenities, are capable of playing host to all types and sizes of productions. This includes commercials, music videos, television shows, feature length movies, and even still photography. In regards to still photography, Thunder Studios has a particular competency in automotive photography due to the ease of access and unique set up that can be found there.
Thunder Studios rents out an extensive inventory of lighting, grip, camera, and electrical equipment. Thunder Studios also offers production offices, totaling around 40,000 square feet, which are for short or long term rental. These are just some of the services offered by Thunder Studios, though, with catering, security, and pre or post production services available too.
Thunder Studios is home to more permanent cycloramas that any other studio in all of North America, as well as the largest soundstage green screen on the western coast of the United States. Thunder Studios is also the only studio in the entire world that can boast pre-installed Fisher Lights.
Rodric David has been successful in a number of different positions and businesses throughout his diverse career in the corporate world. He is the Executive Chairman of a company called United Capital Partners. Rodric David is also the former CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and Chairman of Emergent Capital Limited, a private equity firm. This firm was founded in 2008 and headquartered in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. This firm raised funds during the midst of the global economic and financial crisis in order to make speculative investments into cleantech and emerging technologies.
Emergent Capital purchased an alternative waste treatment company called Global Renewables Limited in January of 2009. Emergent Capital purchased the company from ASX listed GUD Holdings Limited. Rodric David was made the Chairman of Global Renewables in February of 2009. In this role he oversaw the on-going negotiations involving a Public Private Partnership with the New South Wales government.
It was in December of 2011 that Rodric David engaged in negotiating the sale of the interests Emergent Capital was maintaining in Global Renewables Limited. He was able to facilitate the sale of their interests to Ironbridge Capital, after which he resigned as the Chairman of the company. The sale of the company secured for investors a return of over twenty-seven times the original investment.
Rodric David’s business career in Australia began in earnest by working with his family’s private company, Davids Limited. This is a supermarket operator and wholesale grocery distribution business. Today, this government is known as Metcash Trading and is one of the top fifty ranked public companies in Australia, with a capitalisation exceeding AUS $4 Billion.