I am accomplished Sales Manager offering 43 years of experience leading development and implementation of superior sales strategy. Proven track record of identifying and creating profitable business opportunities, qualifying authentic prospects and cultivating strong partnerships. Great customer service and customer relations skills. Demonstrated expertise in team leadership and development. Always willing to help fellow teammates when asked or needed. Demonstrated over the past 4o + years.
Excited to begin new challenge with a successful team.
Campbell's Zone Manager Role: Led a team of 50 associates [ Employees & Independent Business Owners] to achieve distribution, sales, merchandising, and promotional targets. At the same time achieve Operating Income Goals.
Snyder's-Lance Regional Sales Manager Role:
Led a team of 8 Area Sales Managers in 9 states from Washington DC to Maine, that made compression sales calls with Walmart Market Managers, Military Commissary Directors, Target District Leads, Acme, Weis, Giant Supermarket Center Store Directors.
Responsible for National & Regional brands in Grocery, Mass & C-Store channels. Conducted incentive programs with our execution team for incremental rack placements in our major accounts.
Built strategies, and led execution energy that grew product line sales consistently faster than industry average in Salty, Natural, Private Label, Meat Snack, Cookie/Cracker & Bread.
Partnered with National & Regional retail customers to grow their base business and promotional period results through Quarterly business reviews, and compression selling at mid-level management & in store selling. Participated in Top to Top reviews and planning sessions.
Participated in Customer Charitable Golf Outings, MAFTO Dinners
Secret Santa event with Acme Markets to assist family in need @ Christmas.
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