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David Burns

Partner, Chicago

David Burns is a partner in Bain & Company's Chicago office. He is a leader in Bain's Industrial Goods & Services practice with a focus in the firm's Chemicals sector.

Since joining Bain in 2006, David has advised a diverse range of clients on their biggest opportunities and challenges, and he has focused much of his work on growth strategy, sales acceleration and pricing.

Prior to Bain, David spent three years working at a privately-owned MRO supply company in a general management role, specializing in process improvement.

David earned an MBA from University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a double major in mechanical engineering and economics.