David Knower is Partner and Head of Cerberus Deutschland Beteiligungsberatung GmbH since 2003.
Prior to this, Mr. Knower was the Owner and Managing Director of Invenimus, an International Consulting Firm headquartered near Frankfurt, Germany.
Before starting his own company, Mr. Knower worked at Procter & Gamble for 11 years, where he started his professional career in Germany in 1986. After 9 years in Finance and Controlling positions, Mr. Knower spent two years managing the Procter & Gamble Germany Fine Fragrance business in Asia Pacific.
Mr. Knower received two undergraduate degrees from the University of Massachusetts, (Economics, German) in 1983, as well as being named a Commonwealth Scholar. Mr. Knower spent the academic year 1981/82 studying in Freiburg, Germany. Mr. Knower received his MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), in 1985.
Mr. Knower is Vice President and Executive Board Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, President of the American German Business Club in Frankfurt, Global Board Member Republicans Overseas, Board Member Aspen Institute, Board Member American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Vice President of the Steuben-Schurz Gesellschaft, and Member of the Board of trustees of “The English Theatre”, in Frankfurt. David also serves on various supervisory and advisory boards in Germany.
In 2012 Mr. Knower received the “Medal of Honor” from the City of Frankfurt, which was presented to him by Lord Mayor Petra Roth.
Mr. Knower, born in May of 1961, is an American Citizen and a Resident of Germany. He is married and has three children.