David Muir - CEO Europe, Middle East and Africa
David Muir is the Chief Executive Officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Mr. Muir was appointed to CEO of EMEA in 2003, and prior to that served as the CEO of the Americas since 1998. He was appointed to Crown’s Executive Board in 2000.
David oversees Crown’s 75 operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He also shares worldwide responsibility with the Board for the strategic development and overall direction of the company, including its Crown Relocations, Crown Records Management, Crown Fine Art and Crown Logistics divisions.
David Muir joined Crown in 1996 as Senior Vice President of the Western Region of the United States. He managed the opening of strategic new operations throughout the Americas including the USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina & Chile. More recently the development focus has been on Africa and the Middle East.
Prior to joining Crown, Mr. Muir was Managing Director for Allied Pickfords Moving Services in the UK. He joined Allied in 1990 as Marketing Director for Europe. His responsibilities included opening new operations, integrating acquisitions, and developing records management services.
David’s career in international relocations began in 1980 while chairing the Round Table, a charitable organization based in the UK. He was responsible for leading relief efforts to victims of natural disasters including an earthquake in southern Italy.
He is a regular speaker at industry related conferences and human resources seminars in Europe & USA. His clients include the British Royal Family, when he was a Royal Warrant holder. In 2009, he planted a Crown flag at the North Pole with his teenage son.
David Muir is a British national who travels extensively and is based in Prague, Czech Republic with his wife Audrey. They have four children.