The Honorary Consul General
David E. R. Dangoor is the Honorary Consul General of Sweden in New York. The position is an honorary appointment without remuneration.
David is a Swedish businessman who moved to New York in 1987. He is the principal and president of Innoventive Partners LLC, which provides consulting services in strategic planning, marketing and public relations.
David is also chairman of the board of directors for BioGaia AB, a Swedish public bio-tech company headquartered in Stockholm. He also serves on the board of Lifetime Brands, Inc. and Lorillard Inc. and on the advisory board of the Denihan Hospitality Group.
David is active in the non-profit arena. He is on the boards of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce in New York, where he was chairman from 1997 to 2001; BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music); the American-Scandinavian Foundation; Friends of Karolinska Institutet; as well as New York City Ballet Inc.
Between 1976 and 2002, David was employed by Philip Morris Companies (Altria) Inc. He held senior management positions with the company in Lausanne, Switzerland; Munich, Germany; London, United Kingdom; Montreal, Canada and finally New York. Previously, after concluding his military service and graduating from the Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden in 1973, David worked for the Swedish multinational industrial gas company AGA Group AB.
David lives in New York with his wife Ide and their four children.