David Goforth

Vice President, Field Sales and Service, Food & Beverage, North America, Ecolab Inc.

David Goforth is Vice President of Field Sales and Service for Food & Beverage, NA. In this capacity, Goforth leads more than 340 field sales associates in Ecolab’s business in the dairy, brewing, beverage, food processing and protein industries. Additionally, Goforth has helped integrate digital tools like HoloLens and Remote Assist into the hands of the field team enabling them to more quickly service the customer.

Goforth joined Ecolab in 2008 as an Account Manager in the Food and Beverage Division and has held several roles with increasing responsibility including Associate District Manager Southeast District, District Manager Southeast District, Area Vice President – Eastern Area Food and Beverage Division.

Goforth’s districts were awarded Districts of the Year and they achieved the One Million Dollar Growth Award on three different occasions. Mr. Goforth was previously the SC Dairy Association President in years 2000 and 2001.

Goforth earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Industries (Dairy Science Manufacturing) in 1990 from Clemson University.